Tag: The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program

01/17/19

An Invitation From Sandy Sohcot

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This just in from former Executive Director Sandy Sohcot, now Director of The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program: Greetings to the Rex Foundation Community, I want to thank Cameron Sears for providing me this opportunity to invite you to a series of events The World As It Could Be Program (TWAICB) […]

12/26/16

More Grantees for 2016

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As 2016 winds down, we’re delighted to share these fine organizations with you. Thanks to your kind generosity, we’ve been able to support their work with grants this year, and we encourage you to check out what they’ve been doing. (Look here for recipients of grants earlier in 2016) Grants Berkshire HorseWorks $5,000 The Bill […]

12/26/16

The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program (TWAICB)

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With the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as its guide, The World As It Could Be Program (TWAICB) endeavors to collaborate with community arts and social justice non-profit programs, schools, universities, and teacher training organizations to develop and use creative arts-based learning models and youth-led original dramatizations to inspire youth and adults to value […]

06/05/14

The “World As It Could Be” Human Rights Education Program

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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); […]

05/14/14

Rex Grantee BAYCAT on Community Connection and the Evolution of Philanthropy

We were delighted to see this Forbes interview with Villy Wang of Rex grantee BAYCAT, who discusses how philanthropy’s evolved from constant begging to creating its own self-sustaining ecosystem. We love what Villy has to say, and hope you do too. Former Rex Executive Director Sandy Sohcot says: “The Forbes article brings well-deserved attention to […]

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, […]

03/20/13

A Change at the Rex Foundation: Messages From Sandy Sohcot and Tim Duncan

A Message from Sandy Sohcot  Dear Friends, With gratitude for 12 years of what has been an exhilarating and deeply meaningful experience, I am writing to announce that I will be leaving my position of Executive Director of the Rex Foundation later this year. My work began because the Rex Board wanted to see Rex […]

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 […]