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International Day for Tolerance

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, November 6, 2022 / Comments Off on International Day for Tolerance

In 1996, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 51/95 proclaiming 16 November as International Day for Tolerance. This action followed the adoption of a Declaration of Principles on Tolerance by […]

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Catalyst for Peace

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, October 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Catalyst for Peace

Connecting & Counting Communities Catalyst for Peace is a project that seeks to make sure audiences and communities are recognised, represented and respected by the cultural centres they visit. Everybody Counts. […]

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“The United States and World Fascism: Human Rights from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond”

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, October 12, 2022 / Comments Off on “The United States and World Fascism: Human Rights from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond”

The following workshop is open to CMU faculty, students and community members. THIS IS AN IN PERSON EVENT! Carnegie Mellon University Hamerschlag Hall, Hamerschlag Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 ROOM #B131 […]

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Transatlantic Barometer

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, September 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Transatlantic Barometer

This interactive multimedia site provides its users with quick facts, visual representations, and reliable information on pressing transatlantic challenges. The site will spotlight trending transatlantic topics and find potential alignment between the United States, the United Kingdom, and the European Union as well as its 27 member states.

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2023 Poland Personally: A Study Seminar to Poland

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, June 20, 2022 / Comments Off on 2023 Poland Personally: A Study Seminar to Poland
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Reflecting on Juneteenth

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, June 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Reflecting on Juneteenth

Described as a second independence day, June 19th or Juneteenth marks the day that emancipation reached slaves in the furthest reaches of the South. While the Emancipation Proclamation proclaimed that […]

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Teaching Resources about Gun Violence from National Council for the Social Studies

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, May 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Teaching Resources about Gun Violence from National Council for the Social Studies

Teaching resource and background articles on teaching about gun violence from NCSS, members, colleagues, and news outlets: NOTE: National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), is providing these resources for […]

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Reflections of a Shared Journey – Day 7

By Ateret Cope / Saturday, February 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Reflections of a Shared Journey – Day 7

Ellen Resnek | Educational Programs and Outreach Manager, CWB We entered into our community of learners a band of educators, scholars, administrators and community change makers and in that space […]

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Sites of Violence, Sites of Healing – Day 5

By Ateret Cope / Wednesday, February 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Sites of Violence, Sites of Healing – Day 5

Laura Thomson Sites of Violence, Sites of Healing Today we visited the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum, both located in Montgomery, Alabama. We were warned […]

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What Bridges Do We Have to Cross Today? – Day 4

By Ateret Cope / Tuesday, February 15, 2022 / Comments Off on What Bridges Do We Have to Cross Today? – Day 4

Jennifer Brown and Derek Chimner “We have come a great distance as a society, but we still have a great distance to go.”– Former Congressman John Lewis This was the […]

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