S.T.O.P. Program 2017
S.T.O.P. is an education initiative established in 1991. The program was designed and implemented by representatives of three faith organizations in Sudbury, Massachusetts with the support and assistance of the Anti Defamation League’s Making a Difference Program.
This program is a seven-week curriculum, targeted to Junior High students and facilitated by high school students. Through the use of games, activities and peer discussions participants learn how to recognize and respond to stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination.
GOALS OF THE S.T.O.P. PROGRAM
- To heighten participant’s awareness concerning issues of prejudice and discrimination
- To give students the strategies to confront prejudice and discrimination
- To develop and affirm leadership skills in participating teens