Presentations

Photos from the 2016 Institute

Photos by Pat Steacy of USF from the Insitute, showing how participants used the creative arts to express human rights concepts and issues: Photos by Natalia Anciso of the culminating ceremony, which addressed the issues 1. What does a human rights culture look like? 2. What does it mean to have the right to an […]

If I Could Tell the World About Human Rights: Video Clips

During the culminating ceremony for our 2016 Summer Institute at Balboa High School, participants shared their thoughts on the subject “If I could tell the world about human rights…” Here are some excerpts. Harpreet Sangha Tasha Pasternack

Harpreet Sangha: If I Could Tell the World About Human Rights

continuing a series During the culminating ceremony for our 2016 Summer Institute at Balboa High School, participants shared their thoughts on the subject “If I could tell the world about human rights…” Here, Harpreet Sangha shares her personal experience. If I could tell the world about Human Rights, I would begin with talking about discrimination, especially […]

Summer Institute 2016: Watch the Videos!

We just completed our 7th 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 3 of the Institute. Here are videos of the introduction and presentation, and the Q […]

Tasha Pasternack: If I Could Tell the World About Human Rights…

first in a series During the culminating ceremony for our 2016 Summer Institute at Balboa High School, participants shared their thoughts on the subject “If I could tell the world about human rights…” Here’s Tasha Pasternack, a teacher: “If I Could Tell the World” Tasha Pasternack If I could tell the world about human rights, […]

Join Us August 4 at Balboa High School

Join us on Thursday, August 4th, Noon – 1:30 at Balboa High School in San Francisco to see the culminating presentation of our Institute participants and take part in the follow-up Q & A session.   We’ll have been delving into the significance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and Human Rights Education as […]

Snapshots From the 2016 Rite of Passage Ceremony

Snapshots From the 2016 Rite of Passage Ceremony

Congratulations to the participants in this year’s Rite of Passage Program at The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH! Here are a few snapshots from their culminating presentation on May 20.

Everyone Is Born Free and Equal: Balboa High School

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 helps amplify how the words of the UDHR have meaning to each of us and […]

Celebrating Human Rights at REACH

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 of the Eleanor Roosevelt quote about where human rights really begin, from a speech commemorating […]

Take a Stand! Arroyo High School Honors UDHR

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 Rights (UDHR).  Arroyo High School, in San Lorenzo, CA, has been involved in The World […]