Tag Archive | The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program

Join Us for Human Rights Education: A Tool for the Empowerment and Dignity of All

Part of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights series, this program will address Article 26 of the UDHR: Right to Education and SDG #4: Quality Education Wednesday May 16, 2018 6-8pm San Francisco War Memorial Room #210 401 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED In partnership with UNA-USA San Francisco […]

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 […]

Forms – Community Story and Guide to Positive Action

As part of Small Places, Close to Home, we utilized the Community Story form to help participants consider a human rights issue — either supported or not supported — in their daily lives. After identifying their chosen issue, they then made use of the Guide to Positive Action to clarify what steps they might take […]

TWAICB Institute – Small Places, Close to Home

TWAICB Institute – Small Places, Close to Home

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 […]

Arroyo High School 2017 Town Hall: We All Bleed Red

Arroyo High School 2017 Town Hall: We All Bleed Red

On December 19, 2017, the DPA (Developmental Psychology of Adolescents) Class of the Arroyo High School Future Leaders of Social Change Small Learning Academy presented their annual Town Hall on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The theme  was We All Bleed Red. Students explained that they chose this theme to convey that all […]

Presenters at TWAICB in Small Places, Close to Home

Just announced! Perla Yasmeen Meléndez Mabarak will be part of our March 17th Institute. Perla will lead us in creating a very special lunch, demonstrating the positive dynamics of preparing food to help people connect with each other.  This will be just one way Perla’s involvement will add to the “spiciness” of the Institute! Perla Yasmeen Meléndez […]

Join Us March 17 in Oakland!

We are pleased and excited to present The World As It Could Be In Small Places Close to Home on Saturday, March 17th, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. See information on presenters here. Download the registration form here. During this day-long Institute we invite members of the community to […]

Announcing Our Collaboration With Voices of Witness

TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot writes: We are pleased to highlight Voice of Witness and its Education Program as a TWAICB Education Partner.  I have known about Voice of Witness since 2011, when, as Executive Director of the Rex Foundation, I brought forward the organization for consideration of a Rex grant that was provided during that year.   […]

Student Wins Honor for UDHR-Themed Art

TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot says: We’re delighted to hear from colleague Pedro Mena that Siddharth A., one of the students in his UDHR-themed art program at Columbus Academy, received a Scholastic Art Award for  his UDHR-inspired art. We’re delighted to share Pedro’s letter and Siddarth’s work. We’re inspired by his depth of thought and the way he depicts […]

UDHR Presentations: You’re Invited!

On Friday, December 8th, 11:20 – 12:50, Balboa High School in San Francisco will present a full school assembly about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) with the theme “We Are In This Together.” This marks the 11th year of this assembly, with the first, “The World As It Could Be – A Declaration […]