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VOW is a non-profit that illuminates human rights crises through an acclaimed oral history book series (with ) & an innovative education program.
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USF School of Ed. Apr 16
Today's - Read an excerpt from the forthcoming book "Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders With Youth Refugees From Central America," edited by EdD Organization & Leadership alum Steven R. Mayers. Via
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Union-Tribune Ideas Apr 15
This is an excerpt from "Solito, Solita," which was written by San Diego Tribune Pulitzer Prize-winner Jonathan Freedman.
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Join our team! We're hiring for a Business Development Director, an Editorial Assistant, and an EDU Program Assistant. Learn more and apply here:
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Voice of Witness Apr 16
Thursday, our friends at will be holding a screening of their groundbreaking 1987 AIDS education film, "Ojos Que No Ven." Watch the film & listen to a panel on IFR's continued support of the HIV+ community and those at risk of HIV.
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Voice of Witness Apr 15
thank you so much for sharing. Isai is one of 15 brave narrators in our book Solito, Solita. If is ever looking for witnesses of this injustice to tell their stories in a congressional setting, please reach out.
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Luke Gerwe Apr 15
Please please please read this testimonial in the NYT, and if you want to read more first person accounts of the crossing from Central America into the US (and the dangers immigrants face there, here, and in-between), Solito, Solita is the book for you.
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NYT Opinion Apr 15
The gangs in my hometown in El Salvador wanted me to join them, and I refused. I fled to the U.S. but I still lost my dearest family member.
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Voice of Witness Apr 15
Replying to @haymarketbooks
Order your copy of Solito, Solita from for the full story:
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Voice of Witness Apr 15
Thank you for amplifying the stories in Solito, Solita! Read and share Isai's powerful story:
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Voice of Witness Apr 12
We recently met with folks at Inside Out, a project of that gives everyone the opportunity to share their portrait and make a statement for what they stand for. Learn about the project and how you can participate!
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Your Call Radio Apr 11
Soledad Castillo, graduate of , and a refugee from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, explains why she chose to speak up about the abuse she suffered. Listen:
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Your Call Radio Apr 11
Soledad Castillo, graduate of , and a refugee from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, explains why she chose to speak up about the abuse she suffered. Listen:
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Voice of Witness Apr 11
On May 8, our co-founders Dave Eggers and Mimi Lok will be at the PEN World Voices Festival in NY with Solito, Solita narrators Soledad and Gabriel. Be sure to reserve your tickets in advance!
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Voice of Witness Apr 10
Inspired by the stories in Solito, Solita and want to take action to support Central American refugees? Here are 10 things you can do:
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The Whitman Institute Apr 8
Hot off the presses from our fab grantee partner : a free story-based to help students deepen their understanding of & displacement. Download here -->
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SF State Arts Apr 8
“We are resilient. We’re hard workers. All that we wanted was a better life.” | In new book, alum Soledad Castillo, other Central American refugees tell their own stories via
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Voice of Witness Apr 8
We're hiring! We're looking for a part-time Business Development Director to join our small yet mighty team. Learn more here:
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Your Call Radio Apr 7
Soledad Castillo, graduate of , and a refugee originally from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, describes the experience of telling her story in "Solito, Solita." Listen:
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Your Call Radio Apr 5
., co-editor of "Solito, Solita," on the roots of the humanitarian crisis at the US border & the importance of young refugees telling their own stories. Listen:
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Voice of Witness Apr 5
Help students deepen their understanding of migration, asylum, and refugees through the lens of personal narrative. Our new lesson plans for Solito, Solita are free to download on our website!
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