Excerpts as well as full videos of the original dramatic presentations and culminating ceremonies created by participating youth and adults involved in the Program since 2006. In addition to watching the meaningful and compelling contributions of the participants, please use these videos in your own classrooms and community forums to help raise awareness about the relevance of the UDHR, inspire creativity among your students, and advance “human rights” thinking.
On December 4, 2015, Balboa High School in San Francisco held its annual Human Rights assembly. This excerpt is from one of the presentations in which students reflect on the importance of the UDHR. The thoughtful narration to the compelling video […]
On Monday, December 14, 2015, the participants in The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH Rite of Passage Program held an assembly for all the members and staff of the REACH Ashland Youth Center. They presented their dramatization […]
TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot reports: On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, I was proud to watch the students of the Future Leaders For Social Change Academy of Arroyo High School present their annual Town Hall about the Universal Declaration of Human […]
In September 2014 we launched The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH Rite of Passage program. Over a nine-month period from September 2014 to May 2015, 11 participating youth learned about what makes a community healthy and vibrant, […]
We just completed our 6th 3-day Institute in collaboration with the University of San Francisco School of Education at Balboa High School in San Francisco, and we’d like to share with you the Culminating Presentation that took place on Day […]
On Friday, May 15, participants in the first The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH program presented their culminating ceremony and received their certificates of completion. On hand were many community members, including elected officials and their representatives, […]
On Friday, May 15, participants in the first The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH program presented their culminating ceremony and received their certificates of completion. On hand were many community members, including elected officials and their […]
We’re pleased to share with you these art works from students at Katherine Delmar Burke School in San Francisco, who explore the UDHR and human rights issues as part of their studies. (See some earlier work from the school’s students here.) […]
We were especially moved by this segment of Balboa High School’s annual human rights assembly in December, and wanted to share it with you.
Brooklynn Forrest, one of the participants in The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH, talks about the program and the rite of passage ceremony coming up on May 15.