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The UDHR in Today’s World:<br> ‘Read It! Study It!’ — Citlalli Castellon

The UDHR in Today’s World:
‘Read It! Study It!’ — Citlalli Castellon

TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot writes: On Friday, December 4th I could not have been prouder when Balboa High School Principal Susan Ritter welcomed the full house of 1,200 students, their teachers, and guests like me to what she enthusiastically described as “our 10th annual Balboa High School Assembly, that we call The World As It […]

Mama Foundation for the Arts’ Vy Higgensen Connects the UDHR to Ferguson

In the fall of 2012, as Executive Director of the Rex Foundation, I connected with Vy Higgensen, Founder and Executive Director of the Mama Foundation for the Arts in Harlem, after a member of the Rex Foundation Board, already a direct supporter of the Mama Foundation, suggested I learn more about the organization as part of advancing its […]

Perspectives on Social Change: Newsletter Interviews

For the newsletter Perspectives on Social Change, TWAICB Executive Director Sandy Sohcot visits the Rex Foundation and the Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Activities League for enlightening conversation. Watch the full-length interviews Watch interview excerpts

Newsletter: Perspectives on Social Change

TWAICB Executive Director Sandy Sohcot talks with Rex Foundation Executive Director Cameron Sears and Board Member Nick Morgan about the Rex Foundation’s interest in social change, and what that means to different people. Then she talks with Hilary Bass and Marty Neideffer of the Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Activity League about its work, a real-life […]

Perspectives on Being Human

The World As It Could Be Program began in 2006 following the publication of the Rex Foundation newsletter Perspectives on Being Human.  We developed this newsletter to raise awareness about the human rights framework – the concept that all endeavors seeking to enhance the quality of lives of others and right wrongs, such as working […]

Video: Arts and Human Rights Institute,
Minneapolis 2013

Last August (2013), the Rex Foundation had the pleasure of working with The Advocates for Human Rights and the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center on the first Arts and Human Rights Institute.  We are delighted to share with you the Culminating Presentation video and photographs from the Institute.   About the Arts and Human […]

Announcing Arts and Human Rights Institute in Minneapolis August 12-14

The Rex Foundation is pleased to collaborate with The Advocates for Human Rights and the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center on an Arts and Human Rights Institute August 12-14, 2013, on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. Rex Foundation Executive Director Sohcot says: I had the pleasure of meeting Sarah Herder, Education Director […]

Video: Rites of Passage-Frederick Marx

Video: Rites of Passage-Frederick Marx

Video Segments from The World As It Could Be Program (TWAICB) special event on Monday, March 4th, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Balboa High School in San Francisco.   Event Background In the last 7 years of work with TWAICB, students have inspired their school communities to recognize the day-to-day human rights issues they face, […]

Fremont High School Culminating Presentions 2012

Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot says: The following videos are from the December 16, 2012 Culminating Presentation produced by the students of Fremont High School (formerly Mandela High), in connection with their studies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and work with The World As It Could Be Program curriculum. Under the leadership […]

Rites of Passage: Special Event March 4

As part of building on the work of The World As It Could Be Program taking place over the last few years in Bay Area and other high schools, we invite you to a special event on Monday, March 4, from 6-8 p.m. at Balboa High School in San Francisco.  With our guest speaker, Hoop Dreams  […]