Presentations

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 […]

Documentary Video: <br>The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH <br>Rite of Passage Program

Documentary Video:
The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH
Rite of Passage Program

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, what contributes to their resiliency and success, and how an understanding of the Universal Declaration […]

Summer Institute 2015: Watch the Videos!

Summer Institute 2015: Watch the Videos!

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 3 of the Institute. Here are videos of the Introduction to the Presentation, the Presentation […]

The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH 2015: Presentation Videos

The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH 2015: Presentation Videos

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, there to congratulate them on their accomplishments. Our congratulations as well to Julia Allen,  Citlalli Castellon, […]

The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH:<br> Scenes From the Culminating Ceremony

The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH:
Scenes From the Culminating Ceremony

  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, there to congratulate them on their accomplishments. Our congratulations as well to Julia Allen,  Citlalli […]

Student Art Explores The World As It Could Be

Student Art Explores The World As It Could Be

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.) 7th Grade Art / Wish Tree Students in Pedro Mena’s art class screen printed tote […]