HREC develops individualized curriculum that helps both teachers and students be actively engaged in bias identification and intervention. No one is born with prejudice but, children learn many discriminatory behaviors by the time they attend school. Sadly, children learn biases from important adults in their lives, the media and their peers. When prejudicial behaviors such as ridicule, name-calling, bullying and social exclusion are left unchecked, there is untold damage done to a child’s self-esteem. HREC addresses these very real issues by developing curriculums that teach culturally diverse perspectives, empathy awareness and bullying prevention. Using historical events, we inform and educate about issues such as personal identity, bigotry, bullying, cultural divides, community building, hate crimes, ethnicity, non-violence, gender issues and immigration. All topics are taught in relationship to prejudice and discrimination. These tailored curriculums are foundational to learning the importance of critical analysis, fair treatment of others and appropriate civic behavior.
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