​​RESPECT STARTS HERE

​​​​​A Young Women’s Preparatory Network anti-bias program, pursuing empathy and equity through education.

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Race


A History of White Delusion:  White Americans have a deceiving perception of blacks. Audience: Middle and High School
Facing History and Ourselves:  Historical analysis for students and teachers to increase the understanding racism, religious tolerance, and prejudice. Audience: Middle School and High School

Five-Minute Film Festival: Talking About Race and Stereotypes | Edutopia:  A letter to teachers to talk about the Orlando tragedy and links to resources. Audience: Middle and High School

It's Not Censorship ZinnEdProject · Storify:   Scholastic banned a book because it depicted George Washington’s slave cook. MS/HS January 2016

Letter to send home about Black lives matter:  A letter written in English with the purpose of sending it home so that parents read it and create a sense of empathy about Black people to all the communities around. Audience: Middle and High School

Memories That Change Us - Cynthia Yung:  Cynthia Yung shares how her childhood experience with a teacher, created her sense of being 'the other.’ Audience: Middle and High School

Pyramid of Hate | PYRAMID:  Lesson for students to understand pain caused by prejudice. Audience: High School

Race, Truth, and our Two Realities:  An ideology that takes on a new approach to racism in America. Audience: Middle and High School

Script to talking to your family about racism and police violence:  An overall concept and script on how to talk to your family about racism and current issues.  Audience: Middle and High School

Using-Visual History Testimony-in-Classroom (PDF):  Tips to help educators teach with testimony about tolerance, diversity, and individual perspective effectively in the classroom. Audience: Middle and High School

Youth Define Racism:  Different perceptions young adults had when asked 'What is racism"? Audience: Middle and High School