May 17, 2017
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm PDT
In today’s world, how do we best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence? What can we learn from history to help us in this inquiry? Join staff and teachers of Facing History and Ourselves in a conversation about lessons for democracy today from a case study on the Holocaust.
Start by doing your own assessment with this checklist for a healthy democracy.
Participants for this Webinar include:
- Mary Hendra (host), Program Director for Los Angeles and Organizational Innovation, Facing History and Ourselves
- Laura Tavares, Facing History and Ourselves staff and co-writers of the revised edition of the Holocaust and Human Behavior
- Leslie Smith, teacher, Rowland High School
- Aliza Luft, Assistant Professor, UCLA Department of Sociology
- Robin Hernandez, teacher, Whittier
Resources for this Webinar:
- Entire collection of Holocaust and Human Behavior resources
- Holocaust and Human Behavior table of contents
- Streamable (short) videos aligned with the new Holocaust and Human Behavior book
- Checklist for a healthy democracy
- One Identity, Multiple Belongings
- Visual Essay on Memorials and Monuments
- The Butterfly Project
- June 29 Forum in LA
- All Professional Development available for teachers from Facing History nationwide
- What Makes Democracy Work?
- Reading Heil Hitler: lessons of daily life
- One-week unit plan mentioned by Robin
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