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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Announcing the winners...

Drum roll please...We are proud to announce: A group of students from Chicago who inspired their fellow students to embrace each other's unique identity has won the 2017 IWitness Video Challenge.

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Workshop at Cal State Long Beach to Feature IWitness

IWitness will be demonstrated at the Eva and Eugene Schlesinger Teacher Training Endowed Workshop July 10-14, 2017, at California State University Long Beach.

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IWitness Armenia

In 2010, the Armenian Film Foundation and USC Shoah Foundation signed an agreement to digitize, index and preserve J. Michael Hagopian’s collection of interviews with survivors and witnesses to the Armenian Genocide. Learn about about the resources about the Armenian Genocide and Armenian history and culture.

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IWitness Offers Summer Webinars for Teachers

Educators can continue their professional development over the summer with a series of IWitness webinars. Each webinar focuses on a specific aspect of teaching using genocide survivor and witness testimonies. Webinars are free and open to anyone to register.

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Browse clips of testimony addressing more than 50 different topics. Registered IWitness users can search and watch full length testimonies.

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Students use embedded tools to build videos, word clouds and other testimony-based projects.

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View student projects and hear from educators about how successfully IWitness works in their classrooms.

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