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Prejudice Elimination Action Team (PEAT)

The Prejudice Elimination Action Team or P.E.A.T is an anti-bias, peer education program that uses the A World of Difference curriculum of the Anti-Defamation League. We meet on Tuesdays from 4-6 PM AND Thursdays during lunch in Room W2015.
Student-lead and fully recognized DHS club/activity, PEAT participates in the Anti-Defamation League’s “A World of Difference” peer training program annually. The two-day training provides students the opportunity to examine their own biases, learn how bias turns to prejudice and discrimination, and learn how to present this information to peers. By engaging in the training, peer trainers learn how to respond effectively when they hear racial slurs, name-calling and put-downs in the hallways, lunchrooms and classrooms. The goal is to eliminate the stereotypes that lead to hate by teaching respect for humankind.
  • PEAT meets every Tuesday from 4PM-6PM & every Thursday during lunch throughout the school year in room W2105
  • Check out our 2018-19 Brochure
  • EDI - Embracing Diversity Initiative, our Youth/Adult partnership meets every 3rd Tuesday from 4PM-6PM
Learn more about the great things PEAT is up to here: https://www.facebook.com/peat.durango.1 
No Place for Hate Video- PEAT has been featured for having completed 9 years of No Place for Hate! They were featured in an Educational Video that the Anti-Defamation League created to promote the programming. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/_2q_-weir6s
Get more details about National Mix It Up Day at the following link: https://www.tolerance.org/mix-it-up
You can download and print the permission form directly from this registration link.


  • April 10 - PEAT meets at lunch (instead of NAC) to attend SAGA meeting
  • April 11 - PEAT meets after school from 3:30-5:30 p.m. - regular meeting rescheduled due to PSAT/SAT/NO School for Seniors on Tuesday
  • April 12 - ADL Celebration/Recognition Breakfast - DENVER
  • April 15  - POP Up Dialogue @ DHS library & Signing of Resolution of Respect through advisory
  • April 19 - DAY OF SILENCE
  • April 25-28 - Gathering of Nations Powwow at the Powwow Grounds at Tingley Coliseum in in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • May 31 - 4th Annual Youth of Color Block Party 3 - 6 PM @ La Plata Youth Services.
  • Pending - PD presentation @ DHS (teachers)