Working to foster tolerance, strengthen mutual understanding, and expand knowledge of human rights.About Us
To foster a world a by common humanity and lived through perpetual peace.
Regions we operate in
The United States and Southeastern Europe
Communities progress when ordinary citizens are empowered to create extraordinary change.
Bridging Backgrounds is our flagship program that fosters inter-ethnic understanding and respect among high school youth in Macedonia.
Perhaps the most emotionally charged day of “Bridging Backgrounds” was the fifth day when the participants had a guided tour of the Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews of Macedonia. The building’s gray concrete and glass architecture resembled the only three other...
The fourth day of Bridging Backgrounds was filled with human rights education activities, community activism training, and the activist talks session. During the activist talks, the participants had the pleasure of listening to talks of and posing questions to three...
Days Two and Three: Theory before Practice – Human Rights Education Activities and Community Activism Training
On the morning of Thursday, June 29, Building Bridges participants started engaging in discussions of identity, human needs, and corresponding rights. Activities and workshops were successfully facilitated by Bridging Backgrounds Program Director Brendan Schultz,...