Thursday, November 6, 2014

Kristallnacht Remembrance 2014

Night of Broken Glass: The Holocaust and Intolerance Museum of New Mexico invites you to remember Kristallnacht, "The Night of Broken Glass", which took place on November 9 and 10, 1938.

Kristallnacht Remembrance
Congregation Albert
Sunday November 9 ~ 2:00 pm

Experts and speakers will be on hand to lead discussions and Q&A sessions.

  • Keynote speaker Lecia Brooks from the Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Holocaust survivors Frank Hess and Werner Gellert,
  • Bonnie Weinstein from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation
  • Jerry Small of the Holocaust and Intolerance Museum of New Mexico. 

Music and a reception will also be provided.

Lecia Brooks leads the Southern Poverty Law Center’s outreach efforts on key initiatives and social justice issues.

As outreach director, she frequently gives presentations around the country to promote tolerance and diversity.

She also serves as director of the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Ala., an interpretive center designed to provide visitors to the Civil Rights Memorial with a deeper understanding of the civil rights movement.

She joined the SPLC staff in 2004 as director of Mix It Up at Lunch Day, a Teaching Tolerance program designed to help break down racial, cultural and social barriers in schools.

Previously, she worked for 12 years in a number of capacities for the National Conference for Community and Justice in its Los Angeles office. She is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University.

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