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Winners of the Gandhi Institute's Youth Healing Hate grants

M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence logo
M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence logo

There have been a record number of hate crimes in this country in the past few years. In Rochester and the Finger Lakes, young people are working to try to facilitate peace in their communities. The Youth Healing Hate grants at the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence empower youth to address the root causes of hate and incivility.

This hour, we talk to grant winners about their projects and the impact they hope that work will have. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."