Speakers’ Bureau programs

These are some of the programs avail-able.

Madame Secretary: Frances Perkins 

Frances Perkins tells her own story in a one-hour presentation. 

Approaches to Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Genocide in Rwanda

Twenty years ago Rwanda was devastated by a brutal ethnic conflict that resulted in nearly a million deaths, mostly among those of Tutsi heritage. In the years that have followed governmental organizations and other groups within society have worked to foster reconciliation between the Hutu and the Tutsi. This presentation provides a bit of history regarding the genocide and a picture of some of the approaches to reconciliation. 

An Oral History Workshop: The Art of Asking Questions and Active Listening

This workshop is valuable for classroom and community projects. 

Oral History Projects and the Challenges of Interviewing Immigrant Populations

This workshop teaches the basic skills of collecting and preserving oral histories emphasizing challenges of conducting interviews with immigrant populations, overcoming language barriers and cultural awareness. 

Pocahontas and Sacagawea

Two remarkable Native Americans, one who converted to Christianity during captivity and embraced the English culture in Colonial America, and the other whom William Clark called his “pilot” for the Lewis and Clark expedition. 

Yours For Humanity—Abby 

A portrayal of the life of Abby Kelley Foster, Worcester activist, working for women’s rights in the 1800’s. 

Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist and Thoroughly Modern Woman 

For a complete listing of programs, email info@wwhp.org.

Published Date: 
February 12, 2015