Tag Archive | Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Join us on Thursday, August 3, 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 […]
At the Oregon Country Fair on July 10, 2017, TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot and Everyone Orchestra Conductor Matt Butler led a reading and discussion of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Watch the video, courtesy of Mark Egber! Sandy says: “We had a great audience who got into an interactive discussion after the read-thru in […]
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.
TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot writes: Ten years ago, the desire to bring to life the concept of human rights as a connector of many worthy endeavors to improve people’s lives launched The World As It Could Be Program (TWAICB). One big inspiration was the Grateful Dead song “Uncle John’s Band“: “Come hear Uncle John’s Band by the […]
Pre-assembly, Susan Ritter, Balboa Principal, is seen with Stefanie of the Balboa after-school program, showing the process of creating the silk screen posters of each UDHR Article. Student government members chose the succinct wording for each article, and teachers and other staff are helping translate the articles into Spanish, Urdu, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew and other […]
TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot sends some thoughts and images from Balboa High School’s December 8 presentation celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the first decade of The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program. Sandy reports: The 90 minute assembly was an inspiring celebration of our 10 year anniversary, with the participating […]
Kay Zimmerman of The Future Academy at Arroyo High School sends along this message: I would like to cordially invite you to this year’s performance about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, put on by the junior elective class in the Future Academy. This year’s theme is “Fight to Unite, Unite to Fight.” The show […]