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December 18, 2014

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Mix It Up Day Draws Protests from Christian Group

Laurie O'Neil, family outreach social worker at James M. Quinn Elementary School, at the school's Mix It Up Day last year.

A Christian group’s protests has spurred some schools to pull their involvement from next week’s Mix it Up at Lunch Day—an 11-year-old program meant to reduce prejudice among students that’s sponsored by the Teaching Tolerance project, part of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).