• Teaching Tolerance

    April 03 2008, 08:30 - 08:30
    Location: AmCham France 156 bvd Haussmann 75008 Paris

    In conjunction the United States Embassy and the Training and Education Task Force of the American Chamber of Commerce you are invited to attend an open meeting of The Training and Education Task Force of the American Chamber of Commerce with as Featured Speaker Jennifer Holladay, Senior Advisor for Strategic Affairs, Southern Poverty Law Center

    8h30 - 9h00: Task Force meeting
    9h00 - 9h30: Jennifer Holliday: "Teaching Tolerance"
    9h30 - 10h00+: discussions

    Jennifer Holladay is the senior adviser for strategic affairs at the Southern Poverty Law Center and the director of its Teaching Tolerance program, which provides more than 400,000 educators with anti-bias resources annually. Under her direction, Teaching Tolerance has become one of the most highly honored education projects in the country. In 2002, she helped launch national Mix It Up at Lunch Day, which calls on students to swap seats in the cafeterias as a way to break down the social boundaries in schools; in 2007, an estimated 4 million students in 10,000 schools participated in the event. She speaks nationally about issues of difference and writes extensively about anti-racism and diversity.

    This meeting is open to members of the Training and Education Task Force and all other interested parties.  However, space will be limited.  You are requested to confirm your presence by email to

    Members of AmCham:  no charge
    Non Members:  10€ by check to the order of AmCham France

    Coffee, etc will be served.