The Tour for Tolerance will be a three-part experience. The first will engage; the second will inform; the third will empower and foster commitment.
After students board the bus, it remains stationary, but through the use of video and accompanying oral histories, they will feel transported on a journey through history. The accompanying narrative of past conflicts will not be traumatic or inappropriate, but give the students a sense of what it means to be wrenched out of daily life and plunged into uncertainty.
Young people in America are surrounded—besieged—by intolerance. We are in the midst of a national crisis, profoundly divided across the social and political spectrum. The Tour for Tolerance can make a difference, and be part of the solution.