The Joan Lavine Keats Social Justice Institute

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The Joan Lavine Keats Social Justice Institute of The Koppelman Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center at Rider University.

Joan Lavine Keats was one of the founding members of the Koppelman Center. She was an outstanding educator who believed in the influence of education in inculcating social values. The Institute established in her name seeks to support teachers who are committed to furthering social justice in their teaching.

Who should apply: Kindergarten through twelfth grade teachers who are concerned with confronting prejudice and furthering social justice through the study of the Holocaust or other genocides in their curriculum are eligible for teaching grants.

To apply, teachers must submit a two to three page proposal describing how they include the topic of the Holocaust or other genocides in their classroom and how they would use the grant to assist their teaching. The grant can be used for field trips (e.g., visit to Holocaust Museum), speakers, videos, books or any other relevant materials. Teachers must include costs in their grant applications.

Deadline: The grant application form MUST be submitted to the Koppelman Center no later than October 28, 2016.


The Joan Lavine Keats Social  Justice

Teacher Grant



Name of Teacher___________________________________________________________________________


Grade Taught_______________________________________________________________________________

School Address_____________________________________________________________________________


School Telephone Number______________________________________________________________________

Signature of Teacher___________________________________________________________________________

Attach Grant Description to this application form.

Submt no later than October 28, 2016

Julius and Dorothy Koppelman Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center, Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

This application will not be considered unless all requested information is provided in full.