Art Raab, left, and David Hill are two of the founders of the Breakthrough Project, a Lodi organization that was formed after a 1998 cross-burning at Tokay High School. (Whitney Ramirez/News-Sentinel)
- Breakthrough Project at a glance
- To make Lodi a community that is free of bigotry, racism, prejudice and intolerance.
- To foster a community that celebrates diversity and values the uniqueness of each member of the human family.
- To act intentionally to develop friendships with people of all faiths, races, cultures and ethnicity.
- To offer guidance and educational programs to break through prejudicial barriers.
- To respond promptly to hate crimes and acts of intolerance, offering assistance as required.
- To foster communitywide acceptance of our unique cultural diversity.
- To celebrate oneness.
Source: Breakthrough Project
Posted: Sunday, January 14, 2007 10:00 pm
On Jan. 20, 1998, a cross was burned on the Tokay High School campus, sending shock waves throughout Lodi.
The incident woke up the community, where incidents like cross burnings just don’t happen.
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