Student Walkout – On Friday, April 20 (the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School tragedy), Pace Middle and Upper School students hosted a walkout to honor the victims of past school shootings. This student-driven walkout included speeches and observed six minutes and 20 seconds of silence in honor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School victims in Parkland, Florida.
No Hate Week – Students organized No Hate Week in support of the Upper School's spring play, The Laramie Project. Proceeds from today's bake sale will be given to the Lost-n-Found Youth shelter, https://lnfy.org. On Friday, students will gather in the gardens to share personal stories and to encourage acceptance amongst one another.
Teaching Tolerance Workshop – Pace faculty and staff attended the Teaching Tolerance workshop, "Confronting Implicit Bias: Facilitating Difficult Conversations in the Classroom," at the Center for Civil and Human Rights on April 19. The Center hosted this one-day professional development opportunity for its Affiliate Partnership schools.