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Nissan Foundation grantee spotlight on Tanenbaum

Students participate in a school-wide Olympic Games as part of Tanenbaum’s World Olympics curriculum. Photo credit: Nicole Margaretten, Tanenbaum

“With a grant from the Nissan Foundation, Tanenbaum’s World Olympics curriculum helps educators teach students the necessary skills to demonstrate respectful curiosity about differences.

The 2022 Winter Olympic Games will bring together athletes from more than 90 countries. It is perhaps the most visible example of individuals from diverse cultures uniting in a common pursuit. The Olympic Games provide a fitting backdrop against to learn about different cultures, creeds, and even religions. The New York-based Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding had this in mind when it created its World Olympics curriculum for educators.”

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Tanenbaum thanks the Nissan Foundation for its continued support.