Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood

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Essential Question
  • How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
  • How am I the same as other people? How am I different from other people?
  • Are people all the same?
  • What are the differences between how I live and how others live?
  • How can I learn more about other people?
  • Can people who share my identity still be different from me?
  • Do different people feel the same way?
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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