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Monte Vista High School, Danville, CA – October 30, 2018

by George J Elbaum Monte Vista High School (MVHigh) is a 9-12 public school with a student body of almost 2500 students which is 61% Caucasian, 21% Asian, 9% Hispanic, and 9% for all others.  The school has a strong focus … Continue reading

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Katherine Delmar Burke School, San Francisco, CA – October 26, 2018

by George J Elbaum In 1908 Katherine Delmar Burke founded her school to fill an obvious need: young women who wanted to be educated enough to attend college faced often-insurmountable barriers. More than 100 years later, her school (Burke’s) still has the … Continue reading

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University of San Francisco at JFCS, San Francisco, CA – October 25, 2018

by George J Elbaum Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) is a San Francisco Bay Area social services organization whose mission statement is “Serving individuals and families of all faiths and backgrounds, guided by the Jewish value of caring for those … Continue reading

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Central Catholic High School, Lawrence, MA – October 4, 2018 PM

by George J Elbaum Founded by the Marist Brothers in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls approximately 1,280 students from diverse backgrounds “to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service.” The school prepares its students for college which … Continue reading

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Snowden International School, Boston, MA – October 4, 2018 AM

by George J Elbaum Snowden International School is a unique, open-enrollment public high school in Boston’s historic Copley Square.  With slightly under 500 students, it is a multicultural, multilingual college preparatory high school with a rigorous academic curriculum plus an … Continue reading

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Charles Wright Academy, Tacoma, WA – September 24, 2018

by George J Elbaum Charles Wright Academy (CWA) was one of the 2 schools where I spoke for the first time in October 2010.  Now it was the 9th consecutive year that I spoke at CWA’s annual Global Summit, which this year … Continue reading

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Holocaust Center for Humanity, Seattle, WA – August 20, 2018

by George J Elbaum The Holocaust Center for Humanity (HCH) arranged my very first two talks to students in October 2010, and has continued to arrange many more for my subsequent visits to Seattle.  The Holocaust Center teaches the lessons of the … Continue reading

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