Check out the August 2019 edition of Human Rights in the News, Woven Teaching’s monthly collection of human rights news from around the world.Read More
A mural at the entrance of a public high school in San Francisco is receiving national attention due to the controversial nature of its subject. This mural depicts the ugly side of American history, showing George Washington as a slaveowner and depicting Native Americans and African Americans in negative ways.
The debate about this mural raises many questions relevant to our students. The First Amendment, censorship, “trigger warnings,” and the role of art to provoke and evoke feelings are central to examinations of American history and culture.Read More
In a new wave of human rights activism, young activists are rising up, taking action, and calling for change. Woven Teaching’s Director of Development, Shivani Banfal, spent time with young activists at this year’s UN Youth ECOSOC Forum.Read More