To Help Teachers and Students Prevent Violent Extremism, Department of Homeland Security Awards Grant for Innovation to TC’s Amra Sabic-El-Rayess

The nearly $750,000 grant will expand existing training of teachers to students in ways that can help prevent alienation and future unrest. Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess’s groundbreaking research received another giant boost when the U.S. Department of Homeland Security awarded her project – entitled “Preventing Radicalization and Targeted Violence through Peer-to-Peer Student Training” – a grant to train students in ways that storytelling and better understanding of pathways to radicalization can head off alienation and future unrest. Read more here.

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