Robert Shetterly's Americans Who Tell The Truth
portraits and narratives highlight citizens who courageously address issues of social, environmental, and economic fairness.
By combining art and other media, AWTT offers resources to inspire a new generation of engaged Americans who will act for the common good, our communities, and the Earth.
The Samantha Smith Challenge
Open to middle school and high school students, this year's theme is Show US Who You Are! View 2020-2021 Guidelines.
Speaking Truth to Youth
We are excited to announce the launch of our short-video series Speaking Truth to Youth.
Support a doc on Rob Shetterly
Award-winning filmmaker, Richard Kane, is making a documentary about Robert Shetterly and Americans Who Tell the Truth. To learn more, go to: www.kanelewis.com.
Most Recent Portraits
Our full gallery now includes 250 portraits of American truth-tellers. You can browse the full gallery. Or just begin your exploration by linking to a few of the most recent additions to the series here.
Also, check out our newest collection of videos: Speaking Truth to Youth. Some of our inspiring living portrait subjects share their insights on activism.
Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows will host student artists from King Middle School in Portland and Sweetland School in Hope at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26 to view their artwork and poetry currently displayed in the Secretary of State’s main office.
Artist Robert Shetterly offered this presentation and interview, hosted by Acadia Senior College, on May 23, 2021.
When: March 20, 2021, 4 p.m. EDT; Where: Virtual
“I Am An American” exhibition opens Thursday, Nov. 12 at Cove Street Arts in Portland, Maine.
Americans Who Tell the Truth and The MY HERO Project are co-sponsoring this year's Robert Shetterly Portrait Contest. The deadline for submissions is December 10, 2020.
SupergirlsuperstarNicole Maines says that she is missing the Los Angeles Pride Parade again this year due to COVID. But, in this interview with HollywoodLife, she says, "“I willalways celebrate Pridein my own way. Whether that’s public, whether that’s just in my apartment.
Checking in on Nikki Giovanni today - as she completes another trip around the sun.
We honor Bill Moyers on his 87th birthday by running this excerpt from the recent story byMark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope, the co-founders of Covering Climate Now. The title of their piece is"Call It What It Is: A Climate Emergency." "TV newsman Bill Moyers likes totell the storyof how Edward R.
This is a follow up to our May 21 story about the AWTT-inspired curriculum project at Southern Cayuga Central School in Auburn, NY. In this report, teacher Elaine Meyers relays comments from the students who are studying the twentyportraits from the series that arecurrently on displayat the school, along with other portraits, biographies and materials offered onthe AWTT website.
The educational website SCARCE celebrates the memory of Rachel Carson on her birthday (born May 27, 1907) by sharing youth-friendly resources for kids, including books for various ages and a free streaming video about her life.