Skip to content

Not in Our Schools: New Media Tools Help Schools Confront Hate

September 20, 2010

Intolerance may be one of the oldest and ugliest stories on Earth. But when it comes to speaking up against hate speech, bullying, and bigotry, students and their communities are finding creative ways to craft an uplifting response. Increasingly, new media tools are playing an important role in these efforts.

“The story of resistance to intolerance is ever new,” says Patrice O’Neill, documentary filmmaker and executive producer of a grassroots organization called Not in Our Town (NIOT). An outgrowth of this anti-hate initiative started a parallel effort called Not in Our School. With resources to guide classroom discussions and compelling examples from across the country, Not in Our School challenges students to tell their own stories about building respectful learning environments. More…

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: