Latest Past Events

Students Speak: Confronting Bias in Maine Schools

Zoom

https://youtu.be/Ca7foDnNAq0 This week and next, teachers from across Maine are working with HHRC educators in a summer seminar on confronting bias in Maine schools.  But we all have a role to play, which is why we're pleased to offer this evening event free and open to the public. Please join us for this exciting panel:…

Tisha B’Av Statewide Services

Zoom

This Wednesday evening, join us and the Center for Small Town Jewish Life and Jewish Community Alliance as we commemorate Tisha B'Av. This observance reminds us of the baseless hatred that led to the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem. Mizrah/East artwork by Camille Davidson Our Northern Maine educator and resident Holocaust…

Teacher Seminar: Speak Up at School: How to Responde to Everyday Prejudice, Bias and Stereotypes

Zoom

Description When educators or students witness instances of bias and injustice, they often don’t know what to do. This interactive, virtual professional development will introduce participants to Teaching Tolerance strategies that educators and students can use to speak up instead of remain silent. ● Objective: Participants will learn how to use the four speak up strategies to…