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Solutions Not Sides

Solutions Not Sides is an education programme that exists to provide humanising encounters, diverse narratives and critical-thinking tools in order to empower young people with the knowledge, empathy and skills to promote dialogue and conflict resolution, and to challenge prejudice in the UK.

The project provides sessions for youth groups in synagogues, mosques, churches and other multi-faith and secular contexts, and intervenes in a cycle of partisanship and intolerance by supporting young people to develop empathy for individuals on both sides of conflict as fellow human beings. In the current political climate of simplistic binary debates, win-lose objectives, polarisation and rising racism, it is vital that the next generation of British citizens develops the capacity to embrace and celebrate our diversity, and the skills to navigate difference and conflict.