Category: The World As It Could Be

11/27/14

Rex Newsletter 9: Perspectives on Social Change

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In our ninth newsletter, Sandy Sohcot talks with Rex Executive Director Cameron Sears and Board Member Nick Morgan about the Rex Foundation’s interest in social change, and what that means to different people. Then she talks with Hilary Bass and Marty Neideffer of the Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Activity League about its work, a real-life […]

11/21/13

The World As It Could Be Enters a New Phase

A note from Sandy Sohcot: Your commitment and involvement as supporters of and participants in The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program (TWAICB) has made it possible to advance the positive impact of our work.  With this message I want to outline the next exciting phase of the Program, as I now […]

04/25/13

New From The World As It Could Be

We’re delighted to announce a new 5-day course – Integrated Learning for Human Rights and Social Justice – a collaborative project of the Art IS Education Integrated Learning Special Program of the Alameda County Office of Education and The World As It Could Be (TWAICB), taught by arts education scholar Julia Marshall and Sarah Crowell, […]

02/06/13

The World As It Could Be: Rites of Passage, March 4

  The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program invites you to a special presentation at Balboa High School in San Francisco on March 4, 2013. Featured speaker is noted Hoop Dreams producer/director Frederick Marks, who’ll talk about his current project. Says Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot: “I had the pleasure of […]

12/19/12

SF Board of Education Honors The World As It Could Be

We are proud and honored to announce that on the occasion of December 10th as International Human Rights Day, on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program received a Resolution and Certificate of Commendation from the Board of Education of the San Francisco Unified School District. As part […]

11/29/12

Oakland School for the Arts Unveils Human Rights Poster Series

Over these last two years, we have been exploring ways that the Oakland School for the Arts could work with The World As It Could Be curriculum. Donn Harris, Principal, thought we would like to see what the school is currently doing in connection with learning about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  We are […]

08/28/12

Watch the Video: “There’s a Way” at the Vibes!

David Gans introduces Henry Sidle, who sings his original compositions and talks about Rex’s work in human rights. Henry says: “It was such an honor to be up on the Green Vibes stage a few weeks ago. Not only was it an amazing feeling to be sharing my music with fellow music lovers, but it […]

08/28/12

The World As It Could Be Summer Institute 2012: Culminating Ceremony

Watch the inspiring Culminating Ceremony from this year’s Summer Institute for The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program. Thanks so much for all who made it possible! Culminating Ceremony Q&A with participants after the presentation

08/13/12

‘There’s a Way’–or Two or Three–at the Vibes

We were delighted when Rex supporter Henry Sidle, who last year composed the human rights anthem “The World As It Could Be” and performed it to an appreciative audience at Gathering of the Vibes, sent us his latest, “There’s a Way.” One of the most gratifying things about Rex’s work is watching the next generation […]

07/19/12

New ‘World As It Could Be’ Song Premiering at GOTV!

We’re delighted to report a particularly great upcoming convergence of benevolent forces at Gathering of the Vibes on Friday, July 20, 2012, when, after an introduction from David Gans, Henry Sidle takes to the Green Vibes Stage at 3:45 p.m. and premieres his new song, “There’s a Way,” inspired by the Rex Foundation’s The World […]