WITNESS is excited to announce a generous two-year, $500,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation which will go to powering up our critical work supporting activists, civic witnesses, and social movements across the U.S. to better utilize digital video and tools to expose abuses, strengthen and elevate counter narratives from vulnerable communities, uphold human rights values, and mobilize for change.
WITNESS’ Executive Director, Yvette Alberdingk Thijm, was recently honored in The Fourth Annual 40 Women to Watch Over 40 List.
05 Nov Media Alert: Peter Gabriel and WITNESS Celebrate 11th Annual Focus For Change Benefit, November 12, 2015Press | matisse
WITNESS co-founder and acclaimed musician Peter Gabriel will host our 11th annual benefit in NYC, November 12, 2015 featuring performances by Sebu Simonian of Capital Cities, Black Violin and DJ Scrib and OP! The event will also honor Philppe Dauman, President & CEO of Viacom.
WITNESS partner Coletivo Papo Reto was featured in article published by BBC Brazil on Friday October 30.
Hari Sreenivasan reports on how WITNESS trains citizens around the world to record better video when they witness a crime, while protecting themselves from becoming targets.