Mapping the Initiative

We’re currently working on the fine details of the collaboration through assessment of our past work and looking to how that might influence our future practices. For further information, please contact us at collaboration@depaul.edu

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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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1st Year Highlights

In the first year, the collaboration delivered high-quality professional development, revised curricula, and provided outreach activities that raised professional and public awareness of the need for social justice. A highlight of Year One was increased levels of preparedness among teacher candidates and current educators in understanding and applying Facing History...

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A Partnership to Create the Heroes of Tomorrow

During the 2011-2012 academic year, DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves entered into a first-of-its-kind Collaboration to bring resources to DePaul University College of Education students and faculty, Chicagoland educators, and other engaged citizens who believe in teaching social justice. Learn more about the Collaboration. Humanity’s story is told...

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Introducing the new Collaboration

Combining their expertise and resources, DePaul University’s College of Education and Facing History and Ourselves are meeting the pressing need to confront social justice issues in our communities. Through dynamic programming, the Collaboration offers educators high-quality training and resources, tools for the classroom, and access to a broad network of...

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