Ford “Difficult Dialogues” Grants Awarded to University of Michigan Campuses to Combat Anti-Muslim, Anti-Jewish Bias

December 12, 2005

Source: WWMT.com

Wire Service: AP

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On December 12, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "The Ford Foundation is giving $100,000 each to the University of Michigan campuses in Ann Arbor and Dearborn. The grants are for projects aimed at combating anti-Muslim, anti-Jewish and other forms of bias. The two Michigan campuses are among 27 higher education institutions getting the grants. They're part of the foundation's two-year Difficult Dialogues initiative. The foundation says the projects seek to promote academic freedom and constructive dialogue on college campuses."