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May 29, 2007 > Students organize exhibition on dangers of racial conflict

Students organize exhibition on dangers of racial conflict

Submitted By Jeanmarie Dollard

John F. Kennedy High School Students will show an original documentary on genocide, as well as exhibiting artwork that embodies their concerns about human rights struggles.

The event will culminate in a presentation about today's global concerns and what people are doing to address them. Community partners include, Amnesty International, Heifer Project, Earthwatch Institute, Habitat for Humanity, JFK PTSA, Endangered Species Coalition, Alameda County Community Food Bank, Wildcare, World Wildlife Fund, and many others.

In the words of JFK students: "If one person speaks out, then other people will follow that person." -Cassie C. "People's ideas can change the course of countries and rights." -Alex A. "If people are true to their feelings and never give up, they can make a change for the better." -Shoana B.

John F. Kennedy recently received a grant to develop Small Learning Communities that focus on creating an environment of deep learning for the young people of Fremont. This exhibition is the debut event for project based learning that encourages understanding for the 21st century.
genocide and the dangers of racial conflict.

Friday, June 1
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
John F. Kennedy High School
39999 Blacow, Fremont
(510) 657-4070

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