Breaking the Prejudice Habit

The web site is a resource created by students for students. Its aim is to provide tools for engaging students in the study of prejudice and discrimination, and its features include original teaching activities and public service announcements, video diaries about people's experience with prejudice, interviews with social justice activists, videos and songs related to social justice, definitions of commonly used terms, and more. In its first eight months, the web site has received more than 14,000 visits from people in 49 countries, and an associated Facebook page has reached 167,000 users as a result of Facebook advertisements announcing the site's public service announcements. Students also mailed a packet of their teaching materials to 587 high school social science teachers, and early responses from these teachers suggest that the materials have been very well received.

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