Unsilence educational content is rooted in the firsthand experiences of individuals from different communities and perspectives. To shed light on hidden stories of social injustice and human rights, Unsilence is looking for real stories across many themes, told from many points of view. We use these stories to create compelling learning tracks for schools and communities.
we're looking for stories about
◆Injustice, violence, and discrimination ◆Personal resilience and survivorship ◆Witnessing injustice ◆Contributing to injustice and reconciliation ◆Diversity of lived experiences
examples of Unsilence themes
◆Transgender rights and experiences * ◆Lack of access to medical care * ◆Mental health and suicide * ◆Sexual violence and rape ◆Refugees ◆Mass incarceration ◆Lesbian, gay, and bisexual rights ◆Girls’ and women’s rights ◆Disability rights ◆Racism and xenophobia …and other issues of human rights and social justice
(Unsilence is currently accepting stories across many themes. *We're especially interested in your story if it's connected to ourUnsilence learning tracks currently in development.)
At Unsilence, we know that telling your hidden story of injustice can be extremely difficult. While we cannot provide direct support and services, we do recommend a number of excellent resources and helplines that support individuals with a range of issues, including grief, mental health, domestic violence, trafficking, suicide, homelessness, and discrimination.