What is IWitness?

Over 1,500 video testimonies, multimedia activities, digital resources – the place to participate actively in learning.


students with the past


them in the present


them to build a better future

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Featured Activity: My Story Matters

We all have stories to tell. Through sharing these stories, we find our humanity, and we discover that we are all different, but we have more in common than that which separates us. This activity focuses on the importance of individuals sharing stories of survival for their own benefit, for the benefit of others, and for the collective benefit to the world.

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Teachers Develop IWalks in Hungary

Five more IWalks are in development in Hungary by teachers-graduates from USC Shoah Foundation’s Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century professional development program--a two-year program in Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, and Czech Republic that introduces local educators to teaching with testimony from the Visual History Archive.

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IWitness Training in 2016

IWitness integrates testimony-based education with the development of digital literacy and other 21st-century competencies.

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Featured Educator: Nárcisz Vida

Nárcisz Vida always had a desire to help individuals who faced discrimination through the power of education. Today, Vida empowers students and teachers to combat hatred and stand against intolerance through testimony, leading educational programs at Zachor Foundation for Social Remembrance in Budapest, Hungary.

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