ONE QUESTION, ONE CAMPAIGN

What If I Was Wrong?

PRESENTATION

The “What If I Was Wrong? When we talk, we learn!” campaign does not seek to persuade anyone to abandon an ideology or delegitimize specific extremist groups of any stripe. On the contrary, it addresses attitudes that can lead to violent radicalization: unshakeable ideological convictions, unquestioning doctrinal rigidity, cognitive isolation, or intolerance of alternative ideas, values or beliefs.

What If I was wrong? A question we all need to ask ourselves at some point in our lives when thoughts become intransigent, even extremist.

The awareness campaign consists of many different activities:

  • 24 awareness-raising workshops
  • 19 activities identified in a guide for teachers and youth workers
  • Activities in 542 high schools and 62 CEGEPs (general/vocational colleges) throughout Québec
  • Mobilization of 72 municipalities across Canada
  • An international art competition (photo, text, short film, song) open to young people 13 – 35 years of age
  • Campaign outreach by five partner organizations to all five continents

To find out more about our campaign, we invite you to consult our booklet available online.

MAJOR CAMPAIGN THEMES

The campaign “What If I Was Wrong?” is organized around five major themes that are key factors in radicalization:

The international relay of the campaign will be done by

THE FOLLOWING PARTNERS:

save belgium
parents4peace
hedayah
mgiep
Institute for Strategic Dialogue ISD
Union des Tunisiens Indépendants pour la Liberté

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