Mellody and George will be honored for their steadfast commitment to dynamic and innovative humanitarian efforts, and their longtime support of USC Shoah Foundation. Harrison Ford will be one of the evening's special guests.
ambassadors for humanity, Steven Spielberg, george lucas / Thursday, November 3, 2016
More than a year after the 2015 gala to honor that year’s chosen humanitarian for his leadership and corporate citizenry around education and community, the ties between USC Shoah Foundation and the Detroit community have never been stronger.
iwitness, iwitness detroit, detroit, ambassadors for humanity / Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The contest is open to all secondary students, asking them to watch clips of testimony from the Visual History Archive and create artistic comic strip-style pieces inspired by the stories they heard.
Czech Republic, art, ambassadors for humanity / Monday, December 19, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation's annual benefit gala will be held Thursday at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, hosted by Jon Stewart with a special appearance by Sandra Bullock and a musical performance by Norah Jones.
ambassadors for humanity / Wednesday, October 2, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation will toast the humanitarian work of actor George Clooney at its Ambassadors for Humanity gala on Thursday, but it will also offer two unique showcases of its educational work in schools around the world.
ambassadors for humanity, iwitness, teaching with testimony for the 21st century, testimony / Wednesday, October 2, 2013
George Clooney is well known as an actor, director, producer and writer. But it was his global humanitarian efforts that received the attention on Oct. 3 when he was honored with the Ambassador for Humanity Award by Steven Spielberg.
ambassadors for humanity, Steven Spielberg / Monday, October 7, 2013
Even though they were surrounded by members of Hollywood elite and New York society, a group of teenagers seemed to steal the spotlight at the Oct. 3 Ambassadors for Humanity gala.
ambassadors for humanity, iwitness, testimony, New York City / Tuesday, October 8, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation and Steven Spielberg Honor President Barack Obama with Ambassador for Humanity Award
In recognition of his efforts to protect human rights, his commitment to education and his work advancing opportunities for all people, President Barack Obama was presented May 7 with the Ambassador for Humanity Award by Steven Spielberg.
ambassadors for humanity / Wednesday, May 7, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation to Honor William Clay Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company, at Ambassadors for Humanity Gala in Detroit
Ford will be recognized for his leadership and corporate citizenry around education and community.
gala, ambassadors for humanity, detroit / Wednesday, May 13, 2015
With the 2015 Ambassadors for Humanity Gala in Detroit less than three months away, USC Shoah Foundation is busy leading educational programs and outreach in Michigan.
detroit, michigan, Stephen Smith. mickey shapiro, gala, ambassadors for humanity, ford / Wednesday, June 24, 2015
With the 2015 Ambassadors for Humanity Gala in Detroit just a month away, local students experienced IWitness in their own backyard, at the Henry Ford Museum.
iwitness, detroit, ambassadors for humanity / Friday, August 14, 2015
Steven Spielberg will present William Clay Ford Jr., executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, with USC Shoah Foundation’s highest honor — the Ambassador for Humanity Award –– at the organization’s annual gala.
ambassadors for humanity, gala, ford, Steven Spielberg / Thursday, September 3, 2015
It was Ford Motor Company Executive Director William Clay Ford Jr.’s commitment to education and his devotion to the Detroit community that prompted USC Shoah Foundation to honor him with this year’s Ambassador for Humanity Award.
ambassadors for humanity, afh2015, detroit, ford, Steven Spielberg / Monday, September 14, 2015
While guests of the 2015 Ambassadors for Humanity Gala on Sept. 10 trickled into the Henry Ford Museum and enjoyed a cocktail reception before dinner began, a small group of high school students was hard at work.
gala, ambassadors for humanity, detroit, iwitness, Steven Spielberg / Thursday, September 17, 2015
“I can’t stand coffee!” she said, leaning forward to me before uttering back to the waitress. “Espresso please!” She giggled a little before telling me that espresso was her little dessert in the morning.
Paula Lebovics, ambassadors for humanity, detroit, Bill Ford, educator, op-eds / Sunday, September 27, 2015