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TAP's mission is to increase awareness of prejudice and discrimination and examine its causes and roots; open dialogue with and between students and educators from elementary school through college; and promote understanding and respect for all through the critical exploration and analysis of films, television, and other media.
TAP works on all issues of discrimination whether based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or body image.

Who We Are

TAP is a grass-roots organization created by and for: Educators, Students, Parents and Concerned citizens.

Together we can: build community, promote understanding, respect, appreciation and acceptance for all people, and develop a climate in which we are all enriched by each other.

TAP Recommendations

TAP recommends films to use with your students to help you with your discussions on diversity and on confronting prejudice.

TAP recommends books to use with your students to help you with your discussions on diversity and on confronting prejudice.

Middle School Movie and Cartoon Recommendations

Latest Additions

Now accepting entries for our 2017-2018 Middle and High School Essay Contest!

Now accepting entries for our 2017 Elementary School Art Contest!

Read the best essays from our 2016-2017 High School Essay Contest!

Listen to a radio interview about TAP, prejudice, and the aftermath of 9-11.

Listen to Annie Lynn's song "No Time for Hate".

TAP Merchandise

TAP offers video guides. Click on the button below to take a look!


View information on TAP's current and past Essay and Art Contests.


I write because the lives of all of us are stories. If enough of those stories are told, then perhaps we will begin to see that our lives are the same story. The differences are merely in the details.

Julius Lester


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