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March 2024

The 18th annual Black History Youth Summit, “Know Your History”

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The 18th annual Black History Youth Summit, "Know Your History" in conjunction with the Wagner College Holocaust Center.
The event is organized by Bobby Digi and Canvas.
All students are welcome

Josephine Baker: Icon and Image

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Foundation Hall Manzulli Board Room

Dr. Bennetta Jules-Rosette, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and the Director of the African and African-American Studies Research Center at UC, San Diego speaks on Josephine Baker, an entertainer, a French spy and the only woman to speak at the March on Washington.

Jeannine Otis, singer, composer and arts educator, will perform and offer reflections on how Josephine Baker has inspired her.

District 31 Social Workers and Guidance Counselors Holocaust Center Tour

March 8 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Wagner College Holocaust Center, in partnership with District 31, hosts Staten Island Public school guidance counselors, social workers and substance abuse intervention specialists for a discussion connecting education, community-building and resilience, including through art, music, and theater of the Holocaust. Child-Mind Institute will participate in this workshop and tours of the Wagner College Holocaust Center.

Banned Music Works

March 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Music Performance Center

Itay Goren, concert pianist and author, will perform and discuss works by Pavel Haas, Erich Korngold, Luigi Dallapiccola, Darius Milhaud and Paul Hindemith that were banned during the Holocaust.

April 2024

Chai Society Mitzvah Awards

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Main Floor

Annual awards ceremony will honor the 10th anniversary of the Wagner College Holocaust Center as well as members of the community.

For more information about the Chai Society visit wagner.edu/alumni-friends/giving/affinities-societies/the-chai-society/.

RISE UP: Young Holocaust Heroes Performance

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

3rd Annual Youth Holocaust Remembrance for Yom Ha’Shoah

Created in conjunction with Wagner College’s Holocaust Center, “Rise Up” tells the stories of six Holocaust survivors as they recall their happier days before the war and life in ghettos and camps with songs and words drawn from actual testimony. Explore how youth resisted the Nazis from forging ration cards to smuggling guns into the Warsaw Ghetto and why it matters today.

Directed by Mickey Tennenbaum

Event will take place at the St. George Theatre located at 35 Hyatt Street, Staten Island, NY.

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