EQUIP & INSPIRE

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From inspiration for sharing how to explore the world outside of my shoes to our recommended reading list, podcasts & videos that dig deeper into our values, we’ve compiled some of our favorite things.

I'm Not Leaving – THE BOOK

*Also available in Spanish: No Me Voy

World Outside My Shoes provides complimentary copies of I’m Not Leaving for educators, and discounted copies can be made available for students too!

If you’re planning a visit, please let us know in advance if your class, library, or community would like copies of the book.

We never want a budget to get in the way of learning. Send us a request via the contact us page, and we can explore the different options available.

I'm Not Leaving – THE DOCUMENTARY

I’m Not Leaving tells the story of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide against the Tutsi through the eyes of the Wilkens family. This 40-minute documentary serves as a great resource to prepare your community for a visit from World Outside My Shoes. 

Below, you’ll find complimentary links to various versions of an online copy.

Should you prefer a hard-copy DVD, please refer to the donations page for more information. 

Planning a visit and want to include a screening with a virtual or in-person Q&A? Let’s connect and explore the different possibilities!

YOUTUBE

I’m Not Leaving – for audience age 13 & older. 40-min documentary.

I’m Not Leaving Trailer – previews the film, 2 min 11 seconds.

VIMEO

  1. I’m Not Leaving (young audience) for audience age 12 & younger. 35-min documentary.
  2. I’m Not Leaving – for audience age 13 & older. 40-min documentary.
  3. I’m Not Leaving (Spanish subtitles) – for audience age 13 & older. 40-min documentary.
  4. [Coming soon!] I’m Not Leaving (Korean subtitles) – for audience age 13 & older. 40-min documentary.

Clips of Carl Wilkens

From addressing division in a modern day context to sharing powerful stories of his family’s decision to have him stay in Rwanda during 1994, Carl draws from a range of material to share with audiences around the world. 

Check out these video clips for a sneak preview of his style and content:

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Carl presents:
A Hope-Based Process for Addressing Division

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Holocaust Memorial Day Trust:
The story of Carl and Teresa Wilkens

  1. A Matter of Posture, a reconciliation story from Rwanda by Carl Wilkens
  2. Untamed: Beyond Freedom, by Celine Uwineza
  3. A Thousand Hills: Rwanda’s Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It, by Steven Kinzer
  4. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families, by Philip Gourevitch

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