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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Six distinguished University of Southern California faculty participated in a series of videos released during USC Shoah Foundation’s 100 Days to Inspire Respect program in which they watch clips of testimony and offer their thoughts on the clip’s themes and message.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Throughout the week, students and their instructors will learn about courage under the context of different values and individual agency.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Entering its eleventh week of operation, USC Shoah Foundation’s 100 Days to Inspire Respect campaign will take some time to focus on violence and extremism.
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, February 17, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Three survivors of the Holocaust share memories about their experiences with police during the Holocaust.
Friday, March 17, 2017
A critical element in countering hate and inspiring respect is an understanding of culture and learning to value cultural differences.
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.
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.
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Students watch testimony of survivors who share stories of resilience, the challenges they faced and how resilience took many forms. Students consider their own resilience and its role in wellbeing.
Friday, April 7, 2017
Students will explore the relationship between media and indifference through the work of Elie Wiesel, documentary film, personal responsibility and advocacy.
Friday, April 28, 2017
An estimated 43,000 students participated in 100 Days resources and activities from January 20-April 29.
Friday, February 24, 2017
The sixth week of 100 Days to Inspire Respect will get students thinking about intolerance and how to counter it through acceptance and empathy.
Friday, March 3, 2017
Resources this week engage students to think about the experiences of women in a variety of contexts.
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?"
Friday, February 10, 2017
Students will explore the topic through close reading of testimony, they will learn how culture helps to foster a sense of community, students will learn about the relationship of community and law enforcement, and explore the topic of marginalization and its impact.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Students will consider the role of identity in making choices to become a bystander and they will build their communication skills that promote respect.
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.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Senior Director of Programs and Operations Kori Street discusses "100 Days to Inspire Respect," a new education program from the Institute.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Through this set of resources, students learn about the immigrant and refugee experience, including specific definitions for migrant groups, the processes by which newcomers settle into their new home countries and the complex and difficult experience it can be.
Friday, April 21, 2017
For the final week of “100 Days to Inspire Respect,” students will reflect on how they can turn what they’ve learned into positive action in their communities.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Floyd reflects on how his experiences as a Holocaust liberator shaped his views on hate.
Monday, April 15, 2019
Holocaust Liberator Paul Parks on the futility of hatred and his hope that the testimonies collected by USC Shoah Foundation will help teach future generations respect.
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.
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.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Jewish Holocaust survivor Clara Isaacman explains how she and her Christian friends tried to be inclusive of each other's different holidays.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Lea discusses her experiences joining the Boyle Heights community of Los Angeles when she immigrated to the United States after the Holocaust.
Friday, February 17, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Tom, both a Holocaust survivor and US Congressman, explains how his role in the community of the United States has evolved.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Renee Firestone is a Holocaust survivor who was interviewed by USC Shoah Foundation and went on to become an interviewer herself. She discusses the interviewing process and describes how listening to testimony is an emotional experience.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Ludmila Page and Frieda Stieglitz describe instances in which spontaneous prayers sprung from moments of crisis in the Holocaust.
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.