Tag Archive | Arroyo High School

You’re Invited: Arroyo ROP Culminating Ceremony May 30

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 […]

ROP Students Launch ‘Radical Red’ Project

ROP Students Launch ‘Radical Red’ Project

In early December 2017, the Arroyo Rite of Passage class participants began the process of identifying their Community Action Project. The first class discussion centered on selecting the three UDHR Articles they associated most closely with community issues that concerned them. The result of this discussion is illustrated in this document titled Priority UHDR Articles […]

TWAICB Is Within Reach at Arroyo High School
Launches 2017-2018 Rite of Passage Class

Tuesday, September 12th marked the start of Arroyo High School’s 2017-18 class of The World As It Could Be Is Within Reach Rite of Passage Program, once again under the leadership of Arroyo teacher Jorja Santillan. Last January, we initiated a pilot of the Rite of Passage program as an after school offering at Arroyo. […]

TWAICB Goes to Teachers 4 Social Justice 2017 Conference

TWAICB Goes to Teachers 4 Social Justice 2017 Conference

On Saturday, October 7th, we look forward to once again presenting a Workshop on The World As It Could Be Program at the Teachers 4 Social Justice 2017 Conference. We are excited to have Alejandra Romero and Tamara Ceballos as co-facilitators.  Alejandra and Tamara, now seniors at Arroyo High School, were part of teacher Kay Zimmerman’s […]

Inspiration to Speak Up and Foster Positive Public Dialogue

TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot writes: Following recent events in Charlottesville and the subsequent responses from the president, we posted via Facebook and Twitter about how the Universe of Obligation could be an inspiration to speak up, as described in this blog post.  We also shared this link to our Resources for Speaking Up, which we hope you’ll find helpful. The Universal Declaration […]

We Are All Different, Yet We Are Equal. Difference Is Beautiful

We Are All Different, Yet We Are Equal. Difference Is Beautiful

Watch the video! On May 31st, the 11 Arroyo High School students who took part in The World As It Could Be Is Within Reach Rite of Passage put on their culminating presentation to an audience of family, friends and community members.

You’re Invited! Arroyo High School’s Culminating Ceremony

TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot says:  Since January 24th, 11 wonderful Arroyo High School students have been meeting each Tuesday as participants in The World As It Could Be Is Within Reach Rite of Passage Program. As with our first two Rite of Passage classes, the students gain knowledge about what makes community healthy and vibrant, and […]

Women and Men – We Are Equal.

By Sabrina Apodaca Women are equal to men. She is only 79% as hardworking as a man, Not capable of ever having high authority, Belonging in the kitchen to stay busy with pots and pans. But, women are equal to men. Receiving an award for academic greatness Only to be sent home for exposure, Wearing […]

Statistics

By Yennhi Le Statistics A collection of quantitative data Statistics More than a reality than just a number How do you feel when you hear that 1 out of every 6 women has been the victim of an attempted/completed rape 3 in 10 Americans believe that same sex couples shouldn’t be allowed to raise children 1 […]

Consider This: Human Rights Locally Ripple Globally

Consider This: Human Rights Locally Ripple Globally

TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot writes: It feels as if we’re being battered by a Category 5 hurricane of shifting, conflicting visions of American values and priorities. Adding to the turmoil: major challenges in accessing truthful, accurate information. We’ve compiled some resources for evaluating information, particularly from online sources, as well as how to effectively communicate […]