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50K for the Voice of Witness Education Program

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BENEFITING: VOICE OF WITNESS

ORGANIZER: VOICE OF WITNESS

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THE STORY:

There are a lot of reasons why Cate and I wanted to work with VoW for the production and publication of Palestine Speaks. VoW's work is impactful and important, their staff is rad, and their audience cares about what's happening in the world. We knew we'd be in good hands. 

But we also knew that working with VoW meant working with their outstanding Educational Program, which puts books in the hands of young people, and introduces students to the importance of oral history and listening in their own communities. The VoW Education Program does incredible work in classrooms around the country, and I'm pretty damn excited to get behind them on this campaign.

Officially, the Voice of Witness Education Program’s mission is to transform the way students see the world and their place within it. How cool is that? I wish I'd had that in high school.

Every day the education team helps students engage with some of the most crucial issues of our time through stories told by the people directly impacted by them. Students who read the oral history books in the VoW book series (like Palestine Speaks!) hear from undocumented immigrants, refugees, and the wrongfully convicted, among many others whose voices are rarely heard. They discover unexpected moments of connection and develop a more nuanced understanding of the world around them. To foster these experiences, the Education Program supports teachers with oral history training, books, lesson plans, and one-on-one curricular consulting.

With the Make History Campaign, our goal is to inspire more students—our next generation of leaders, teachers, history makers—to meaningfully engage with the world. We can achieve this by connecting them with important, unheard stories, and by empowering them to tell their own stories in their own voices.

Over the past five years, the Education Program has offered their services and resources for free to thousands of students and teachers around the U.S. who otherwise could not afford them. This would not be possible without the generous support of people like you.

Please donate $10 or $20 (or more) and help continue this work. I will thank you personally with hugs and/or vegan chocolate pie.

 

Warm thanks,

-Mateo

$500

MONEY RAISED

20

Teachers supported
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  • Nikol Elaine

    $20

  • Mateo Prefers The Acoustic Version Of "Layla"

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Steve Fisher

    $20

  • Barry and Mary

    $25

  • Whitney Hannah

     

  • Zach St. George

    $20

  • Lauren Kawana

    $20

  • Christopher Curran

    $20

  • Suzie McKenna

    $25

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250% Raised of $200 Goal

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The Team: $50,006 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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VOICE OF WITNESS

Amount Raised

$37,575

 

75% Raised of $50,000 Goal

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Jill Stauffer

Amount Raised

$4,016

 

100% Raised of $4,000 Goal

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Mimi Lok

Amount Raised

$2,250

 

113% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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Ipek Burnett

Amount Raised

$1,650

 

165% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Kristine Leja

Amount Raised

$1,050

 

105% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Natalie Catasus

Amount Raised

$500

 

100% Raised of $500 Goal

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mateo hoke

Amount Raised

$500

 

250% Raised of $200 Goal

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Zoë West

Amount Raised

$500

 

100% Raised of $500 Goal

Donor Comments

Suzie McKenna

Suzie McKenna

DONATION: $25

Merry Christmas! Nice work on your fundraising 3 years ago

Christopher Curran

Christopher Curran

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Lauren Kawana

Lauren Kawana

DONATION: $20

Go Mateo! 3 years ago

Zach St. George

Zach St. George

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Whitney Hannah

Whitney Hannah

3 years ago

Barry and Mary

Barry and Mary

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Steve Fisher

Steve Fisher

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Mateo Prefers The Acoustic Version Of

Mateo Prefers The Acoustic Version Of "Layla"

DONATION: $250

3 years ago

Nikol Elaine

Nikol Elaine

DONATION: $20

3 years ago