Samantha Smith Challenge Update

Samantha Smith Challenge Awtt Portrait

The 2024 Samantha Smith Challenge (SSC) once again is inspiring students to engage with issues of truth, justice, and freedom and work for the common good.

Berea College hosts AWTT portrait exhibit

Robert Speaking To Classroom

Berea College, in Berea, Kentucky, will be exhibiting a collection of Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits, from March 15 – March 31, 2024. AWTT artist Robert Shetterly will speak at the school on March 28 at 3 p.m. He will share stories of his own journey with AWTT and the stories of some of […]

It Happened Again at the Symphony!

Bangor Symphony Orchestra2

NOTE: AWTT Director of Education contributed this piece to Rob’s blog. . It always happens at the symphony!  True confessions — music moves me in so many ways.  Maybe that is why I love it so much, but I think it actually moves many of us.  Why does every movie, television show, radio broadcast, sporting […]

Youth Art Month Celebration Honors AWTT

Artist Robert Shetterly receives Art Advocate of the Year Award

Artist Robert Shetterly and AWTT Director of Education Connie Carter were honored on Saturday, March 9, 2024 during Youth Art Month at the Portland Museum of Art. The Maine Art Education Association named Americans Who Tell the Truth as the 2024 Art Advocate of the Year.  “Your creative and dedicated efforts using art education as […]

MY HERO Student Art Contest

Portrait Contest For Students 2024 3

Americans Who Tell the Truth is pleased to be partnering again this year with the MY HERO Project to offer a student art contest.

Finding Courage in Community

Leah Penniman Awtt Portrait

First Church of Cambridge features AWTT portraits in Lenten Series: Finding Courage in Community – February 14 through March 31, 2024.

Mary Oliver, a Grasshopper and Gaza

Rachel Corrie Awtt Portrait

Early on in the Americans Who Tell the Truth project I traveled to West Virginia and eastern Kentucky to witness for myself what Mountaintop Removal (MTR) coal mining looked like. I wanted to see the devastation I’d been reading about and meet some of the courageous activists trying to stop it (Judy Bonds, Larry Gibson, Teri Blanton). […]

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