International Center for Tolerance Education: a Do TankTM for Social Entrepreneurs
Location: The Center is located in "D.U.M.B.O." Brooklyn at 25 Washington Street, 4th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201; phone: (718) 237-6262; fax: (718) 237-6264.
Commons Conferences: ICTE facilitates conferences in the field of tolerance education and human rights. We invite proposals that engage experts from all constituencies involved in an issue. These conferences are about making research usable to practitioners by bringing together scientists, policy makers, teachers and grass root organizations. We invite you to contribute to our many educational and creative conferences. The Commons has been outfitted with multimedia technology, wi-fi access and a state-of-the-art video teleconference system, not to mention our skyline water views of both the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges.
Social Entrepreneur Lab: ICTE supports leaders of the future, who have the potential of becoming social entrepreneurs in the field of tolerance education (in particular anti-bias concepts) and human rights (in particular children's rights). Join the growing community that includes public sector professionals, educators, as well as organizations creating communities through performance and multi-media. Download the 2007 Guest Office Award Application Guidelines.
Guest Offices for International Programs: ICTE invites international organizations working on issues of tolerance education or human rights to spend up to three months in residence at ICTE. Housing will also be provided. More information about our International Guest Program is available.
Scholars-in-Residence: ICTE invites scholars to spend from one to 12 months at the Center. Scholar's research must have a concrete connection to ICTE's mission and programs. Everyone is expected to be an active participant in Center activities during the time of the retreat and a tangible product such as a book, article(s), multimedia, or website must be produced.
Social Technology Engine: ICTE offers a facility where state of the art technology including a full edit suite, video tele-conferencing and multi media tools can be utilized to educate and inform on a variety of subjects around human right education and communications.
Childhood Education Program Incubator: ICTE supports innovative programs which enhance understanding and promote methods of how parents and teachers teach their children tolerance and to become UpstandersTM including inter-group dynamics such as peer teaching.
Human Rights Atelier TM: ICTE supports individuals in the development of their capacity and commitment to human rights works, locally and globally through fellowships, internships as well as professional development workshops and teacher trainings.
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