Stephanie Carrillo

Stephanie Carrillo is a 10th grade history teacher and the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Campbell Hall Episcopal. An L.A. native, Stephanie has taught in Los Angeles schools for more than 20 years and has a particular passion for area art, history, and culture. Stephanie is also a member of Facing History and Ourselves Teacher Leadership Team and she enjoys collaborating with educators in the Los Angeles Partnership Network.

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The Compassion Cap

Posted by Stephanie Carrillo on January 3, 2017

Right around the time the Syrian refugee crisis was at the height of its media coverage in the US, I noticed a familiar kind of backlash on my newsfeed. Amidst the photos showing desperate throngs of people escaping with only their lives, between the articles imploring me to donate or explaining how I could help Syrian refugees, I saw another kind of plea: "Don't let them in."

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Topics: Universe of Obligation, Empathy, Refugees, Refugee Crisis

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