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.
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.
Saturday, November 14, 2020 3-4:30 p.m. Andy Davis—storyteller and peace activist—will moderatea panel of experts who have successfully used storytelling to shine a light on social justice issues. Panelists will discuss how to make a peaceful, sustainable, compassionate societyirresistiblethrough a mighty stream of stories.
Two leading organizations of health professionals and scientists focused on environmental harms, Concerned Health Professionals of New York (CHPNY) and the Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN), are joining forces.
The reach of activist Tarana Burke's intensive work - at the intersection of racial justice, antiviolence and gender equality - is expanding exponentially.
According to an April 27 press release from Earthworks, Diane Wilson's hunger strike has entered its 20th day.
Utah Film Center hosts virtual screening of Youth v Gov at 7 p.m. on Earth Day 2021.
Bryan Stevenson, Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center