This site contains hundreds of ideas, texts, lesson plans and videos about race relations and diversity. These free resources are tools to help leaders. teachers, parents and anyone of good will to explore the challenge of creating bridges of cooperation and community in a very diverse and often polarized world.

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220+ short videos of original stories told by professional storytellers. Includes full transcripts and discussion questions.

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Academic classroom curriculum that aims to enrich the human experience through insight and reflection.

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT

Albuquerque By Storyteller Gerry Fierst

"Growing up in New York City, Gerry never understood that Jews were such a small percentage of the world’s population. In his neighborhood, one could go for blocks and blocks and never meet anyone who wasn’t Jewish. But when Gerry went to visit cousins who had retired to Albuquerque, he discovered that “we all look alike when we are the other.”

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"...His parents had come from Eastern Europe and they spoke very little English and they very seldom came to the school. Nowadays, we would know that William was challenged – mentally challenged or, at least, had severe learning disabilities. But back then, we didn’t know that. . ."

 

- Storyteller Dan Kedding
The Boy Who Fell Through the Cracks: Bullying in the Junior High

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