The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program
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, […]
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.) […]
We were especially moved by this segment of Balboa High School’s annual human rights assembly in December, and wanted to share it with you.
Brooklynn Forrest, one of the participants in The World As It Could Be Is Within REACH, talks about the program and the rite of passage ceremony coming up on May 15.
INVITATION FROM THE WORLD AS IT COULD BE IN COLLABORATION WITH INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Three-Day Institute to Experience The World As It Could Be Program Curriculum Tuesday-Thursday, August 4-6, 2015 at Balboa […]
Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to […]
We’re delighted to share with you this article in the Why Diversity? blog by INNOVATE Diversity founder Lina Buffington. As part of her Hack Diversity! series, Buffington interviews TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot about the program’s work, from TWAICB’s origins to […]
It’s been very gratifying over the last several years to watch teacher John Nepomuceno and his students at Oakland’s Fremont High School explore the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its implications in their daily lives. We appreciate their enthusiastic […]
Sandy Sohcot says: “Here is the poem ‘a tree falls,’ composed by Kevin Kerr, Principal of Balboa High School. Kevin has read this poem at two of the Balboa High School December Assemblies on the UDHR, most recently at the […]
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 […]