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Amplifying Unheard Voices Training

  • 826 Valencia - Tenderlion Center 180 Golden Gate Ave. San Francisco, CA (map)

Voices of Witness offers this unique four-day training that highlights the power of personal narrative and provides educators, storytellers, and social justice advocates with the tools to conduct oral history projects in their classrooms and communities. Workshop participants engage in an interactive process that introduces the skills, ethics, and social significance of creating oral history, as exemplified by Voice of Witness and other leading practitioners in the field.   This training is geared towards new and experienced practitioners from a variety of backgrounds, disciplines, and community settings. Past participants have included high school teachers, university professors, advocates, journalists, artists, and more.

During the training, participants will:

    Conduct and share an oral history interview

    Explore various media in relation to “amplifying” oral history narratives

    Hone transcribing and editing skills

    Read and discuss narratives from the Voice of Witness book series

    Work in small groups to discuss ideas related to oral history projects, lessons, and units

Cost: $250 - $500 sliding scale

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