Summer Institute 2015: Holocaust and Human Behavior

This summer, The DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves Collaboration led 32 in-service teachers through a three-day professional development seminar that focused on the history of the Holocaust and how it relates to teaching students about multiple perspectives, civic engagement, and resilience.  Educators from all levels and curriculum areas...

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Catholic Identity in a Global World

Earlier this month, our 2014 Symposium took place on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus. The goal was to join Catholic educators, leaders, and community members in an informative symposium that examines religious identity. Participants explored questions focused on how our social environments shape our moral choices, and how Catholic identity shapes...

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Immigration in the United States: An Evening with Sonia Nazario

Noted author, activist, and journalist Sonia Nazario spoke to the Chicago community about her first-hand experiences traveling from Central America through Mexico with migrant youth. Her riveting, emotional encounters through her investigative journalism were turned into the lauded book, Enrique’s Journey, which was the featured reading for the 2013 Summer Institute....

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