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Tolerance Is Not Enough

At a Speak Truth to Power event at UFT headquarters in Manhattan, RFK Human Rights’ Kerry Kennedy brought together former leaders of war-torn Yugoslavia and actor activists Katie Erbe (“Law and Order”) and Trevor Donovan (“90210”) to share personal stories about standing up for what they believe in.

“Tolerance is very important, but tolerance is not enough,” said former Serbian President Boris Tadic. “We have to respect each other.”

Over 120 students and their teachers were in attendance from the Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice; Long Island City HS; the Academy for Software Engineering; and PS 333, the Manhattan School for Children.

The event emphasized how educators can use Speak Truth to Power’s educational experiences and resources in their classrooms to guide students on how to fight injustices in their communities.

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