"When I think back to my life in 1942, it all seems so unreal....I’d like to live that seemingly carefree and happy life for an evening, a few days, a week. At the end of that week I’d be exhausted, and would be grateful to the first person to talk to me about something meaningful. I want friends, not admirers. People who respect me for my character and my deeds, not my flattering smile. The circle around me would be much smaller, but what does that matter, as long as they’re sincere?"

The Diary of Anne Frank, Tuesday 7 March 1944

Our Youth Conference is back!

Bringing young people together to challenge prejudice for the second year running

With young people from 17 different schools set to join us in London on 20 March, we are very excited for our second Annual Youth Conference. 

This event is a unique opportunity for the young people we work with to come together from across the country for a day packed with fun and learning. With guest speakers and workshops, they will discover creative ways to share their anti-prejudice message and their stories. From graffiti art to poetry, there will be plenty to explore.

We are also honoured to welcome Dr Martin Stern MBE, a Holocaust survivor who was in hiding in Amsterdam at the same time as Anne Frank, and Ronald Leopold, the Executive Director of the Anne Frank House. They will share their knowledge and experiences, inspiring young people to challenge prejudice.

Keep an eye on our social media channels to see all the great work our young people get up to at conference!

Thanks for joining us online

We recently celebrated World Book Day and International Women's Day online with schools across the country and special guests

World Book Day

For World Book Day we were joined by over 30,000 young people as we learnt about the power of stories in challenging prejudice with special guest, author Tom Palmer. Discussing his latest book Resist, Tom helped young people to reflect on what books can teach us about other people's experiences and how sharing stories can be a way to resist prejudice and create change. Thank you to Tom for being such a wonderful guest and to all the young people who asked lots of brilliant questions!

"We read to understand the world...when we write it can be a form of resistance and showing how we feel about something...we can use our words to resist what we don't approve of. That's something that books have always done, and why books are so important." -  Tom Palmer

International Women's Day

With three brilliant women sharing their stories, our International Women's Day event gave young people insight into how prejudice against women manifests in sport, politics and life for women around the world.

Caitlin Wood, Julia Lynch and Baroness Anderson left us with the powerful knowledge that we can all choose to challenge prejudice and help educate others,  that we need to work together worldwide, and that our voices and stories are powerful!