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Sunday Brunch Speaker: Understanding The Holocaust and Why It's Relevant Today

Sunday, March 19, 2023 26 Adar 5783

10:00 AM - 12:00 PMSocial Hall and Zoom

Current members are invited to join us for an adult education brunch with special guest, Judy La Pietra. Judy LaPietra is the Assistant Director of the Stan Greenspon Holocaust and Social Justice Education Center at Queens University of Charlotte. She has 20+ years of experience in teaching the Holocaust, developing transformative educational programs, and ensuring the legacy of Holocaust victims and survivors continues.

As a Holocaust educator, Judy has been selected by the most esteemed Holocaust educational organizations, including the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Anti-Defamation League, and the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, to facilitate teacher training and youth leadership programs. Judy was a professor, serving as adjunct faculty in the Department of Global Studies at UNC Charlotte from 2010, developing and teaching three courses as part of their Minor in Genocide & Human Rights Studies. Judy has had extensive experience in teaching both middle and high school history in both New York City and Huntersville. Judy is experienced in crafting student trips to Germany and Poland — organizing and leading several student trips.

Registration is required. If applicable, please list any food allergies or restrictions in the "Notes" section and we will try our best to accommodate requests. If you are joining by Zoom, please mention that in the "Notes" section.

About our speaker:
Judy is a doctoral student in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Gratz College currently working on her dissertation in post-genocidal reconciliation. She received an M.A. in Holocaust Genocide Studies from Gratz College, and M.S. in Secondary Education and History from Queens College, City University of New York, and her B.A. in political science from Queens College, City University of New York.

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