Virtual Workshop for Students: Racism Is a Virus Too

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visite du site Did you miss the webinar? Please visit this page to see a recording of the webinar: https://hhrcmaine.org/education/webinar-racism-is-a-virus-too-recorded-june-2-2020/ Bias is much more complex than the idea that something is simply “good” or “bad.” It’s a natural occurrence and takes into account our experiences and our preferences. We are wired to make assumptions and shortcuts in order…

Virtual Panel: Racism Is A Virus Too

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célibataire sud ouest Live Stream of Racism Is A Virus Too Panel Discussion   In the wake of the recent and tragic death of George Floyd of Minneapolis, Minnesota, the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Black and Brown communities, the rise in anti-Asian hate and prejudice and increasing anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of…

Teacher Seminar: Holocaust and Human Behavior (Facing History And Ourselves)

Zoom

Description Due to the Covid-19 pandemic all of the HHRC's 2020 summer seminars will be presented online via Zoom, and thank to generous donors and grants, all of the seminars will be offered free of charge. To ensure the opportunity for participation in discussions, each course will be restricted to a maximum of 30 participants.…

Teacher Seminar: Unpacking the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards

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Description This interactive, virtual professional development will introduce participants to the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards. After exploring available resources, participants will leave with an understanding of how to authentically incorporate the social justice standards into their daily practice. Objective: Participants will deepen their understanding of the social justice standards as a way to create…

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…

Panel: Immigrant Experience in Maine Schools

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FGM_a1I2zg On Thursday, July 23, we’re thrilled to host an exciting panel of Mainers who came to Maine from other countries as children to speak about their experiences in Maine schools. Panelists Saharla Farah is a rising sophomore at Emmanuel College, having graduated from Deering High School in 2019 and serving two terms as the student representative…

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Teacher Seminar: Unpacking the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards

Zoom

Description This interactive, virtual professional development will introduce participants to the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards. After exploring available resources, participants will leave with an understanding of how to authentically incorporate the social justice standards into their daily practice. Objective: Participants will deepen their understanding of the social justice standards as a way to create…

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…

Tisha B’Av Statewide Services

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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…

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:…