Category: The World As It Could Be

04/17/12

Henry Sidle Takes ‘The World As It Could Be’ on the Road!

Young Henry Sidle’s original composition “The World As It Could Be” has been gladdening hearts and setting toes tapping since he first unveiled it last summer, and of course we at Rex couldn’t be prouder to have inspired the whole thing… Henry just sent us this clip of his recent performance of the tune (and […]

08/28/11

Sweet Vibes: “The World As It Could Be”

david and henryAt this year’s Gathering of the Vibes, young singer/songwriter Henry Sidle, who’s been inspired by the Rex Foundation’s work, performed his original composition “The World As It Could Be” and was interviewed by GOTV performer and longtime Rex supporter David Gans. Then the two of them played “Ripple.” Does it get much sweeter? We don’t think so… Check out the audio…

05/19/11

Invitation: Training Institute on The World As It Could Be

rehearsalFollowing the success of last year’s three-day Summer Training Institute for teachers, non-profit leaders and graduate students on The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Project, we are delighted to join with the International and Multicultural Studies Department of the University of San Francisco School of Education in announcing this year’s Institute, to be held August 2-4 on the USF campus.

05/16/11

Invitation to Sponsor: The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Project

Learn more about our arts-based human rights education project, what we’ve accomplished so far and our plans for the year to come. If you’d like to help, we’d love your support in 2011-2012!

04/06/11

KQED Honors Destiny Arts’ Sarah Crowell

We’re delighted to report that Sarah Crowell, Artistic Director of Rex grantee Destiny Arts Center, has been named one of KQED’s Women’s History Heroes for 2011. Says Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot: “Having worked directly with Sarah Crowell since 2006 on The World As It Could Be Project, I can attest to Sarah’s gifts […]

02/10/11

The World As It Could Be: Mandela High School

Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot says: On December 10, 2010, as part of the Rex Foundation’s  ongoing The World As It Could Be Project, students of Mandela High School’s Law and Public Service Academy presented their first culminating performance to bring together their studies and reflections about how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights […]

12/22/10

The World As It Could Be: Lesson Plans, January 20

performersRex, Destiny Arts and Youth Speaks! collaborate on a public performance on the right to an education.

12/14/10

About The World As It Could Be

The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program is an outgrowth of a series of successful initiatives carried out since 2006 to educate and inspire youth and adults to further human rights for all people.  These initiatives have used the creative arts to deepen learning about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR); […]

09/11/10

The World As It Could Be: Scenes From the Summer Institute

stage It was exciting to see the Institute come to life with our great team of presenters and 20 participating teachers, graduate students and non-profit professionals.

07/22/10

Project Update 2009-2010: The World As It Could Be – Human Rights Education Project

Students from Arroyo (top) and Balboa High Schools shared their perspectives on human rights as a culmination of their work in the Rex-sponsored program <i>The World As It Could Be</i>.Students from  Arroyo (top) and Balboa High Schools shared their perspectives on human rights as a culmination of their work in the Rex-sponsored program The World As It Could Be.