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VOICE OF WITNESS BLOG

Intergenerational Storytelling Project: Seniors and Students Build Relationships Through Narrative Art

Over the course of the 2019-2020 school year, Voice of Witness (VOW) engaged in a consultancy and collaboration with Sequoia Living, a local nonprofit organization that provides housing and services to impacted seniors in [...]

Q&A: Students Continue “Human Dictionary” Storytelling Project During Pandemic

Stagg VOW is a year-long, high school level English course, offered at Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in Palos Hills, IL. Students in the Stagg VOW class use oral history to collect and share out stories from [...]

Voice of Witness Summer Oral History Activity Packet for Students

Welcome to all students, parents, and educators! We hope you are enjoying your summer in any way you can, especially after the end of a strange school year. The Voice of Witness education [...]

June 30th, 2020|Categories: Arts, Cultural and Personal Identity, Education|Tags: , |

100cameras x Voice of Witness: A New Visual and Narrative Storytelling Program for Students

Photo Credit: @wiiild.elle Apply now for the new program to support your students in telling their stories through photography and personal narrative. The 100cameras x Voice of Witness program collaboration is designed to [...]

June 29th, 2020|Categories: Arts, Consultancy, Education|Tags: , , , |

San Francisco Students Share Stories of Life During the Pandemic

Through an ongoing partnership with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), Voice of Witness has been supporting teacher-librarians and classroom teachers at middle and high schools across the city. As a response to [...]

Resources for Learning About and Taking Action Against Racism and Police Violence

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash Voice of Witness reiterates our full solidarity with Black communities and allies protesting against police brutality, mass incarceration, and the racial injustice inseparable from this country’s history [...]

Partner Spotlight: An Interview with Centro Legal de la Raza

Founded in 1969, Centro Legal de la Raza is a legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of low-income, immigrant, and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy. Voice of Witness [...]

VOW Launches “Unheard Voices of the Pandemic” Storytelling Project

Voice of Witness is currently working on a new, rapid-response oral history project called Unheard Voices of the Pandemic, which aims to—through critical, humanizing first-person narratives—illuminate how marginalized communities are being disproportionately affected by the pandemic. In the media, COVID-19 [...]

Perspectives on Connection and Care During the Pandemic

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic is having a serious impact on teaching and learning in the US and around the world. Voice of Witness reached out to our Education Advisory Board for [...]

April 28th, 2020|Categories: Dispatches from the Field, Education, Uncategorized|Tags: , |