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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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KIPP King Collegiate High School, San Lorenzo, CA – May 16, 2018

by George J Elbaum KIPP King Collegiate High School is a public charter high school opened in 2007, named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and dedicated to getting students from low-income communities to and through college.  Its stated mission … Continue reading


Taylor Middle School, Millbrae, CA – May 10, 2018

by George J Elbaum Taylor Middle School first opened in 1939 and is a true historical landmark with its Spanish Mission architecture, prominent dome and red clay tile roof.  Over these 79 years the school has grown with the times … Continue reading

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Tennyson High School, Hayward, CA – May 9, 2018

by George J Elbaum Tennyson High School is a comprehensive public high school in Hayward, CA, with approximately 1,300 students. The school is extremely diverse (69% Hispanic, 9% Black, 7% Asian, of which 81% are from low-income families) and for … Continue reading

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Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA – May 4, 2017

by George J Elbaum The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) exhibit, Tour and Talk: Resilience, Holocaust, and the Architecture of Life, asks the question: “How do we move forward from the past while vowing to never forget?”  The architecture of The CJM is … Continue reading

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Arroyo High School, San Lorenzo, CA – April 27, 2018 PM

by George J Elbaum Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo, across the bay from San Francisco, has a high diversity student body of approximately 1,800 students. It is organized into several “schools within a school,” and this is the 7th  consecutive … Continue reading

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The Bay School, San Francisco, CA – April 27, 2018 AM

by George J Elbaum Founded in 2004, The Bay School (Bay) is an independent, coeducational college preparatory high school in the Presidio of San Francisco.  With more than 350 students in grades 9 through 12, Bay balances challenging academics and innovative thinking … Continue reading

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