The Museum of Tolerance offers students the opportunity to experience one of the museum’s Special Speakers from anywhere in the world through its Bridging the Gap program. Topics include Holocaust Survivors, From Hate to Hope, and From the Depths of Hate.
How can closely examining a troubling moment in history inform choices today? Facing History and Ourselves offers a free lesson that draws on readings and short videos featuring the United States Ambassador to the United Nations in conversation with the young people of Newcomers High School in New York—all immigrants—to explain and humanize a crisis that often feels too overwhelming to confront.
This November Facing History and Institute for the Future will pioneer Face the Future, a 30-hour massively open online “game for social change” that will convene students, educators, and community members from around the world to imagine what a better future might look like in 2026.
Archeologists have digitally reconstructed a house in Pompeii to show what life must have been like for a rich Roman banker 2,000 years ago. The Italian city was famously buried in volcanic ash—and frozen in time—in 79 CE, when Mount Vesuvius erupted.