Builds on the historical context of the Swedish Red Cross White Bus Rescue Mission in Nazi-occupied territories during WWII.

Offers exclusive educational materials teaching about a uniquely significant historical event.

Promotes social, intercultural, and civic competencies.

Teaches moral responsibility, empathy, tolerance, acceptance, compassion, and inclusiveness.

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About the program

Looking at the past and learning from the emerging future

In-School or Virtual Character-Building Learning Experience

The program will promote social, intercultural, and civic competencies.

It can build tolerant attitudes, cooperative and collaborative behaviors, compassion, and other skills encouraging civility

Inspired by ordinary heroes who created a life-changing outcome for thousands of humans in need, we offer a unique character-building learning experience with clear examples of courageous moral advocacy in the face of systemic injustice.

The in-school or virtual exploration consists of a teacher briefing and 3 x 45-min sessions.

The exploration is always tailored to fit your schedule. We can deliver the program in one day or multiple visits.

Each student will get a workbook [guided journal].

With compassion we create better futures

Session 1

how a jar of potato salad led to the rescue of 15,500 Holocaust victims.

The multimedia presentation is compelling, and students will get a workbook with reflecting questions.

The program will introduce students to The Swedish Red Cross White Bus Rescue Action.

Students will learn about ordinary heroes who created a life-changing outcome for humans in need.

Session 2

Looking at the Past and Learning from the Emerging Future

A short video followed by a peer discussion and workshop with self-reflective questions.

The video conveys the fate from World War II, stories about what it is like to escape today, and meeting with a survivor from World War II.


Session 3

“With Compassion, We Create Better Futures.”

Recap of sessions 1 and 2.

Students will reflect on which of the ordinary heroes inspired them and why. Besides, helping the students to develop empathy, tolerance, acceptance, compassion, and inclusiveness.

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