On Wednesday, May 30, 2018 the 2017-18 Arroyo High School class of The World As It Could Be Is Within Reach Rite of Passage Program came to the stage for their culminating presentation. Together and individually, class participants Hanen Banana, Leen Banana, Angela Pena, Emma Purves, Alexis Quino Plata, Estefany Rivera and Thi Tran conveyed […]
The World As It Could Be Is Within Reach Rite-of-Passage Performance May 30 6-7:30 p.m. Arroyo High School Cafeteria A Rite-of-Passage is a ceremony or event marking an important stage is someone’s life. Students have been studying the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the importance of a healthy community, and how they can contribute in a […]
On March 17, 2018, TWAICB hosted “Small Places, Close to Home,” a one-day institute on the UDHR. Presenters shared information about the history and importance of the UDHR, and participants joined group activities, including the use of these forms to identify human rights issues being honored or dishonored in their communities, and possible positive actions […]
On Wednesday, November 16, TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot joins University of San Francisco’s Susan Katz and Monisha Bajaj to present a special full day pre-conference Workshop/Clinic at the National Council for Teaching Social Studies Conference in San Francisco We’re also hoping for some other special guests! Details and registration
Our 8th 3-day Institute in collaboration with the University of San Francisco took place August 1-3 at Balboa High School in San Francisco. Once again, we had an outstanding group of participants that included teachers and community leaders. The photos and videos on this page show their commitment to learning about the UDHR and thoughtfulness […]
We’re pleased to share these videos of this year’s Culminating Presentation by participants in our Summer Institute, presented with the USF School of Education at Balboa High School in San Francisco, and of the discussions that followed.
At the Oregon Country Fair on July 10, 2017, TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot and Everyone Orchestra Conductor Matt Butler led a reading and discussion of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Watch the video, courtesy of Mark Egber! Sandy says: “We had a great audience who got into an interactive discussion after the read-thru in […]