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Holocaust Expert from Buchenwald Concentration Camp Memorial to Speak to Students

Thursday, February 13, 2014
 
WHO:             
Jan Malecha of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp Memorial in Germany, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) high school students, teachers and school leaders.
 
WHAT:          
Malecha will present a Holocaust Educational Program to high school students at 35 BCPS high schools and centers. The series of presentations, which include artifacts from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, kicks off at Cypress Bay High School in Weston.
 
WHEN            
February 18, 2014

Two Sessions:                     
8 – 11 a.m.
Noon – 2:40 p.m.
                       
WHERE:        
Cypress Bay High School
18600 Vista Park Boulevard, Weston
 
WHY:             
Malecha’s powerful presentation provides students with a unique insight into the Holocaust and the history of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp.  It also includes messages about preventing bullying and prejudices in today’s society.  The presentation is aligned with the required instruction of the Holocaust History Florida State Mandate.
 
The presentation of the Holocaust Educational Program at BCPS high schools and centers is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Craig Weiner family. 
 
For more information on the Holocaust Educational Program, please contact Marion Williams, BCPS Diversity & Cultural Outreach Department, 754-321-1649.

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