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Voice of Witness
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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A staff "VOWting" to see the exhibit at ! A stunning mural featuring the stories of 1,200 people across San Francisco. Be sure to stop by and give them a listen - the exhibit is free and open to the public!
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Lizzeth Fausto Jun 24
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Voice of Witness Jun 24
A powerful interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen about the 'narrative scarcity’ of the refugee experience and what's missing for marginalized and minority populations in literature and media.
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Voice of Witness Jun 21
A big welcome to our summer interns Ari, Molly, Margaret, and Eliana! We're thrilled to have you on the VOW team.
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Voice of Witness Jun 20
On , show solidarity with Central American refugees and asylum seekers! Here are 10 actions you can take, from the editors and narrators of Solito, Solita:
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Voice of Witness Jun 19
"Juneteenth represents how freedom and justice in the US has always been delayed for black people."
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Voice of Witness Jun 18
Zoe & Praveena are using digital marketing to support radical grandmas in Thailand in their fight for . But telling the stories of these powerful grandmas to an international audience comes with important ethical considerations:
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Voice of Witness Jun 14
Unforgettable, powerful, and disturbing. Watch with a friend and create space afterword for dialogue & discussion around racism and the criminal justice system.
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Voice of Witness Jun 13
A look back at our book Hope Deferred: Narratives of Zimbabwean Lives. John's story shows us the dangers of life as a political dissident under Robert Mugabe's regime.
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Voice of Witness Jun 12
Stay up to date on the latest news about our book project, Mi Maria: Narratives of the Hurricane and Its Aftermath in Puerto Rico:
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Voice of Witness Jun 11
Want to learn more about & our Sharing History Initiative? Check out this interview with our education director Cliff Mayotte in :
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Voice of Witness Jun 10
Tomorrow marks 1 year since Jeff Sessions decided to deny the right of domestic violence survivors to seek asylum. We're joining immigrant women leaders, advocates & attorneys at the 9th Circuit tomorrow to call to restore protections for asylum seekers!
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YES! For Teachers Jun 7
Center their experiences and other underrepresented stories in history lessons. Voice of Witness's Sharing History initiative gives teachers the tools to make students feel heard, engaged, and challenged through oral history projects.
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Voice of Witness Jun 7
We're looking for a volunteer in Minneapolis to help us out at the July 11-14. Know someone who might be interested? Send us a message or email edu@voiceofwitness.org.
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Zaira Arvelo Jun 7
Writing takes many forms. Especially when its related disaster, survival, and strength. SO excited to see this oral project grow and thankful to be a narrator. Please support it, you will not regret it!
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Voice of Witness Jun 6
Watch and share this powerful video series from , featuring the firsthand stories of immigrants and asylum seekers.
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Voice of Witness Jun 5
Maricruz Ladino, Chasing the Harvest narrator, on telling her story: "I want to share what happened to me to help find a solution, to prevent this from happening again."
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Voice of Witness Jun 4
There's still time to apply to our Sharing History Initiative! Learn more about how you can get free sets of Solito, Solita for your classroom or community:
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Justice In Motion May 29
In ‘Solito, Solita’, Steven Mayers and Jonathan Freedman have gathered fifteen impactful narratives from Central American migrant youth who've risked everything in their power for a better life on the other side of the border.
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Voice of Witness May 31
We just ordered our copy of Planning to Change the World, 's new plan book for social justice teachers. Get yours today!
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