The Samantha Smith Challenge & engagEd

The Samantha Smith Challenge 2015

Now accepting school registrations for the 2015/16 Samantha Smith Challenge, an intiative of AWTT and MAMLE.  Learn more here.

 

Introducing engagEd. Lessons plans from the AWTT Truth Tellers that will help teach your students to engage the world and its challenges. 

 

 

Events

505 Hawley Avenue Syracuse, New York 13203
Arlington Street Church, 351 Boylston St., Boston, MA
Waynflete Arts Center, 360 Spring St., Portland, Maine
Mt. Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
204 Maxwell Hall, Syracuse University
November 14, 2015 - February 13, 2016
The International Civil Rights Center & Museum / Guilford College Library
360 Spring Street, Portland, Maine
YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Market Street, Asheville, North Carolina
YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Market Street, Asheville, North Carolina

News

Call for Entries! The 2016 Shetterly Prize for Socially Engaged Art
Americans Who Tell the Truth and the My Hero Project are putting out the call for entries for the 2nd Annual "Shetterly Prize" for socially engaged art.
Greensboro, NC Students Contribute to and Learn from the AWTT Exhibit
A video made by Amelya Black from the opening of the Americans Who Tell the Truth show in Greensboro, North Carolina. Robert Shetterly narrates.
Announcing the First Winner of "The Shetterly Prize" for Socially Engaged Art
This year, 2015, the MyHero Project and Americans Who Tell the Truth created "The Shetterly Prize". Entries were solicited from people of all ages and from anywhere.
Grants Support AWTT's Samantha Smith Challenge
Americans Who Tell the Truth receives grants from the Maine Community Foundation and the Holt Family Fund to support the Samantha Smith Challenge.
History, Advocacy, Portraiture: A Curriculum Created for North Carolina AWTT Exhibit
Two professors of education at the University of North Carolina Greensboro have created a curriculum for teachers to use in working with AWTT in North Carolina and beyond.
Steve Kaagan, AWTT Ally, On Why He Returned his Degree to Williams College
Steve Kaagan returns his honorary degree to Williams College in support of serious climate action and to protest the college's investments in fossil fuels.
My Hero Project and AWTT Create "The Shetterly Prize"
The My Hero Project and Americans Who Tell the Truth create "The Shetterly Prize" for art that portrays heroes or heroism.
Press Release: 1st Annual Samantha Smith Challenge Assembly, June 1, 2015
Americans Who Tell the Truth hosts the first annual Samantha Smith Challenge at the Hall of Flags at the Maine State Capitol in Augusta, Maine on June 1, 2015.
Saint Paul's School Reports on AWTT Exhibit
The Saint Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire hosted the Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits and Robert Shetterly during the Fall of 2014.
AWTT Launches the Samantha Smith Challenge
Americans Who Tell the Truth and the Maine Association for Middle Level Education launch The Samantha Smith Challenge for service learning and engaged citizenship.