Tag Archive | Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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 […]
We were delighted to get this update from longtime TWAICB colleague Pedro Mena about his art education work at Columbus Academy in Columbus, Ohio. In 8th grade Art at Columbus Academy this year, students are choosing an article from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and creating a print based on its statement. The Human Rights on […]
TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot writes: With the constant barrage of disturbing news, I have found myself calling upon the familiar Grateful Dead refrain “If you get confused, listen to the music play,” finding it all the more relevant and inspiring today! Last week, after reading this NPR article about increased stress levels among high school […]
In response to a recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle, in which teachers describe the daily stress in their students’ lives in these turbulent times, TWAICB Director Sandy Sohcot sent this letter to the reporter. Dear Ms. Ravani, Thank you for the article on the UCLA Research showing classrooms filled with anxiety. I’d like […]
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.