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Friday, March 6, 2015
Coenraad Rood reflects on the importance of tolerance, respect and encourages younger people to always stand up to injustice.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
100 Days to Inspire Respect Sir Nicholas Winton, responsible for organizing the Kindertransport that saved the lives of 669 Jewish children, passed away at the age of 106. Here is his message to the future.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
100 Days to Inspire Respect Alicia describes when her house was attacked. She recognizes one of the attackers, and she makes a speech to him that causes him to leave.  
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Learn about the 10 educational resources that USC Shoah Foundation will debut for the first 10 days of its "100 Days to Inspire Respect" program, launching January 20.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation’s soon-to-launch IWitness initiative, called “100 Days to Inspire Respect,” provides teachers of civics, history, English and other subjects with 100 thought-provoking resources that tackle hate, racism, intolerance, xenophobia and more.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Coinciding with Inauguration Day, USC Shoah Foundation debuts an initiative developed to quell some of the divides and intolerance exacerbated by the election. The 100 Days to Inspire Respect campaign starts today, its first week focusing on hate, and the power of storytelling and testimony in stopping it.
Friday, January 20, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Margaret Lambert describes how she experienced hate as a consequence of stories that turned people against Jews and broke human connections.
Friday, January 20, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Researchers have studied hate in order to deepen their understanding of how people develop the emotions and actions associated with hate. Learn more about their findings by watching the video, "What is Hate?"
Monday, January 23, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Ursula describes an incident at a hospital social function that was typical of the xenophobia she experienced as a refugee in the UK.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Rwandan Tutsi Genocide survivor Freddy Mutanguha describes the hate Tutsi children experienced at his school at the hands of fellow students - both verbal taunts and physical attacks.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect In this clip Holocaust survivor Peter Prager describes an example of how he and his Jewish classmates were made to feel inferior, or less than his non-Jewish classmates.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Floyd reflects on how his experiences as a Holocaust liberator shaped his views on hate.
Friday, January 27, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Victor Borge, an actor in Denmark in 1939, talks about experiencing hate at the hands of Nazis and the press. He shares how he was threatened with violence and described as repulsive.
Friday, January 27, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Learn about how students had an impact on their communities after finding inspiration and insight from the testimonies in IWitness.
Friday, January 27, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Paula, who was born in America, remembers her first encounter with antisemitism.
Friday, January 27, 2017
Students will explore racism through close reading of testimony, they will learn how racism is promoted through the idea of Us v. Them and they will learn about the power of protest and identifying ways to counter racism, equipping students with the knowledge, skills and capacities to create positive change and inspire respect.
Monday, January 30, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Wellesina discusses being targeted by the Ku Klux Klan while living with her black adopted daughter in Rialto, California.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Armenian Genocide survivor Elise Taft reads from the preface of her book about why she decided to tell her story.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect American World War II veteran and Buchenwald liberator Leon Bass shares some of his experiences with racism after he returned home from war.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Jack, who aided the war crimes prosecution of Nazi physician Karl Brandt, reflects on the origins of the Nazis' racist pseudoscience.
Friday, February 3, 2017
The third week of “100 Days to Inspire Respect” will continue the themes of February’s Black History Month to focus on the importance of defending civil rights and human rights in the United States and around the world.
Friday, February 3, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Hersch Altman, who survived the Holocaust, says that we need to learn from the past so that we can avoid repeating it. In learning about his story, he hopes that students can avoid racism and bigotry in the future and help avoid events like the Holocaust.
Friday, February 3, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Elizabeth remembers the challenging decision she had to make upon arriving in the American South to aid the Civil Rights Movement.
Friday, February 3, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Katsugo, a soldier in the American army during World War II, recalls his experience of visiting a Japanese relocation camp in Arkansas, United States.
Monday, February 6, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Phansy details how she was affected by losing both her parents and children during the Cambodian Genocide.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Simone Maria Liebster survived religious persecution as a Jehovah's Witness during WWII under the Nazi regime. She describes how she stood up for her beliefs despite intense opposition.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Tom Lantos is the only Jewish survivor of the Holocaust who went on to become a US Congressman. He shares his views on values and citizen responsibility in a democracy.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Elena explains how her experience being caught between two cultures inspired her to become a human rights activist.
Friday, February 10, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Rosalina was a cooperative activist (activista cooperatista) in Guatemala. She joined women’s collectives and worked weaving textiles and raising rabbits. The women were enthusiastic about life and dedicated to economic growth.
Friday, February 10, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Anthony reflects on a trip he took with Amnesty International, in which he examined the malpractices of a general in Paraguay.

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