2006 TRIP FOR TOLERANCE:
AN EXTRAORDINARY MARCH BREAK EXPERIENCE

The fourth installment of the Trip for Tolerance again permitted students from Vanier College to travel together to New York City and Washington as a way of expressing their desire to encourage tolerance between people of all cultures, races and religions. Again, our thanks go to the event organizers and chaperones who made this year's trip a successful one. Below you can view photos taken by Ivana Markovic and Megan Stanley and Eileen Chan.


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At left is William Donat, a Holocaust Survivor we met at the American Jewish Congress in NYC.
Mr. Donat was a guest speaker at previous Vanier College Holocaust Symposiums. Read his bio.


The NYC harbour without the twin towers... always surprising
especially to those who knew the former harbour view so well.


PHOTOS BY MEGAN STANLEY


PHOTOS BY IVANA MARKOVIC


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PHOTOS BY EILEEN CHAN


FROM PREVIOUS TRIPS FOR TOLERANCE

VIEW PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2005 TRIP FOR TOLERANCE

PHOTOS AND A VIDEO CLIP FROM THE 2004 TRIP FOR TOLERANCE


THE 2006 TRIP FOR TOLERANCE ITINERARY:

Day 1 - Sunday, March 19th:
7.30 am : Departure from Vanier College.
4:00 PM : Arrival in New York City and Malibu Hotel.
Late afternoon: group introduction and discussion.
Evening: free time, Times Square, Greenwich Village, etc.

Day 2 - Monday, March 20th:
Morning and early afternoon: Visit to Ellis Island.
Late afternoon: Chinatown / Canal Street / Wall Street, or other options; followed by a group discussion.

Day 3 - Tuesday, March 21st:
Morning: free time (Visit to Museums or other sites).
1.00 PM: Appointment at American Jewish Congress and meeting with Holocaust Survivor.
5:00 - 8:00 PM: supper and departure for Washington DC.
Evening: Check-in at hotel Red Roof Inn.

Day 4 - Wednesday, March 22nd:
Morning: Free time visits in Washington: Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam & Korean War memorials, Mall.
12.30 p.m. - US Holocaust Memorial Museum.
5.00 p.m. Communal summer and group discussion.

Day 5 - Thursday March 23rd:
Morning: American Civil Liberties Union
AND Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee .
Afternoon - Free time on the Mall until 5:00 PM
Evening: supper and departure for Montreal at 9:00 PM (arrival on Friday March 24th, 7am).

Day 6 - Friday March 24th:
Arrival in Montreal at 7:00 am.


Again, thank you to the trip planners and leaders listed below, some of whom accompanied the students on the trip.

Pam Berlow (Learning Center)
Loris Peternelli (Psychology)
Miles DeNora (History)
Rebecca Margolis (Humanities)
Neil Caplan (Humanities, Jewish Studies)
Marcia Goldberg (English, Jewish Studies)
Roger Guetta (Communications)
Angelika Maeser-Lemieux (English, Jewish Studies)
Jacqui Paull (Mathematics, Science-Plus)
Matthieu Sossoyan (Anthropology)
Karen Tennenhouse (Physics)



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