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International Holocaust Remembrance Day – San Francisco, CA  January 27, 2023

by George J Elbaum International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration was organized and presented by the JFCS Holocaust Center in partnership with the American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League, and the Consulates of Germany, Israel, and Luxembourg.  My testimony was introduced by … Continue reading

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Riverdale Country School, Bronx, NY – January 25, 2023

by George J ELbaum Riverdale Country School is a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school in New York City serving Pre-K through 12th grade.  It is located on two campuses covering more than 27.5 acres in the Riverdale section of the … Continue reading

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Pacaso, San Francisco, CA – January 13, 2023

by George J Elbaum Pacaso is a real estate company headquartered in San Francisco with most of its 180+  employees working remotely all across the US, Mexico and Europe.  Established in late 2020, it has grown rapidly to become the … Continue reading

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Gateway High School, San Francisco, CA – December 15, 2022

by George J Elbaum Gateway High School is a small (519 students) charter school which focuses on small class size, high academic standards, and a close student-to-faculty relationship, as well as a strong partnership with its students’ families and community.  … Continue reading

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New London-Spicer High School, New London, MN – November 10, 2022

New London-Spicer High School (NLSHS) is part of the New London-Spicer School District which has enrollment of approximately 1600 K-12 students of which the high school’s 9-12 enrollment is approximately 600 students.  The 2 towns are approximately t0 miles apart … Continue reading

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Woodinville High School, Woodinville, WA – November 3, 2022 (partly via video)

Woodinville High School has an enrollment of 1,708 students in grades 9-12 and an enviable academic performance of 96% graduation rate (in top 5% in WA), overall student testing rank in top 10% with reading proficiency of 90% (top 5% … Continue reading

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North Star Academy, Redwood City, CA – May 18, 2022 via video (mostly)

by George J Elbaum North Star Academy is a magnet school with enrollment of 520 students in grades 3–8.  While most of my talks in schools are initiated and organized by a member of the school’s faculty or staff, this talk … Continue reading

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U.S. District Attorney’s Office for Western District of Washington, Seattle, WA – May 10, 2022 via video

by George J Elbaum This office prosecutes federal crimes committed in the Western District of Washington state.  Every month the office organizes a special emphasis program which usually ties in with that month’s racial, cultural, gender, or other emphasis or … Continue reading

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Brier Terrace Middle School, Brier, WA – May 9, 2022 via video

by George J Elbaum Brier Terrace Middle School is a public school with an enrollment of 636 students in grades 7 & 8. Per the school’s website, we “strive to create a positive learning environment which enhances and nurtures the … Continue reading

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Natick High School, Natick, MA – May 5, 2022 via video

by George J Elbaum Natick High School is an urban/suburban public high school serving 1732 students in grades 9–12.  It rates quite well in academic performance, with state standardized test scores vs. state averages of 79% vs.61% in English, 63% vs. 30% … Continue reading

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