Teacher Training on September 13, 2012 with Dr. Terrell Jones
Student Day I, September 29, 2012,
Student Day III, December 1, 2012,
Student Day III, March 23, 2013
and the trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, May 6, 2013.
The Celebrate Diversity Project is now beginning its 18th year. Celebrate Diversity! is sponsored by North American Communications, the Altoona Mirror, Penn State Altoona Campus, Reliance Bank and the Greater Altoona Jewish Federation. Participating Schools: Altoona Area, Hollidaysburg Area, The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, Claysburg-Kimmel, Spring Cove, the Jewish Community School and Northern Bedford School Districts. Over 3000 students have participated in this program.
Diversity Project Mission:
Erase intolerance and raise awareness about attitudes of prejudice.
Penn State Altoona Campus - Community Arts Building, Devorris Downtown Center and Hollidaysburg Area Jr. High
Workshop Objectives include the following:
To increase awareness, communication and sensitivity towards all individuals and groups
Commitment of Students:
Students will be expected to attend Saturday sessions which will be scheduled three times during the school year. It is important for students not to miss any of the sessions. They must attend at least two sessions to qualify for the trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Teacher/Parent Information Sheet
Student Day I
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011
Student Day II
Date: Saturday, December 3, 2011
Student Day III
Date: Saturday, March 24, 2012
Date: Monday, April 30, 2012
Location: Wal-Mart Plaza Parking Lot
Time: 6:00 a.m. Buses begin to load, 6:30 a.m. Buses Depart - Returns approximately 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Description: The students will take a field trip to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC and visit some of the monuments.