Just Us

An exciting project with the US Embassy in Ireland exploring themes of diversity, equity, and inclusion with primary school students

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Just Us

What is Just Us?

In April of 2021, Fighting Words and the U.S. Embassy in Ireland collaborated on the Just Us project – a series of anti-discrimination workshops held across  Ireland, which involved ten schools and eleven class groups, ranging from 4th to 6th class. 

The stories have been published in a new collection, featuring all the stories written by the students and illustrations by Fighting Words volunteer story illustrators and the student authors.

All the stories explore themes of anti-discrimination, identity and community in a variety of fantastically creative ways!


Looking at this work, I am even more convinced that young people can help show us the way as we strive to address the challenge of racism and exclusion in our societies- Christopher Wurst Acting Deputy Chief of Mission / Director for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland



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