Aug 27, 2021
Organizational Summary Upstander Project was founded in 2009 by filmmaker Adam Mazo and educator and curriculum designer Dr. Mishy Lesser. Upstander Project films focus on ignored social histories, past and present, and their companion teaching guides support educators committed to using film in classrooms to teach hard history. Dawnland , First Light and Dear Georgina – about the historic Maine-Wabanaki Truth & Reconciliation Commission and healing from trauma – focus on the forced removal and assimilation of Wabanaki children in Maine while illuminating the survival and diverse cultural heritage of Native American societies. Our films have won numerous awards including the 2019 National News & Documentary Emmy® Award for Outstanding Research for Dawnland . The films have been seen by millions on PBS’s Independent Lens, at international film festivals, online screenings, conferences, and museums and the standards-aligned teaching guides are used in...
Upstander Project Remote (East Coast (flexible)) Part-Time