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December 2020

In My Own Words with Holocaust Survivor Edith Eger

Wednesday, Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for a live virtual conversation with Dr. Edith Eger Moderated by Talli Dippold. A native of Hungary, Edith Eva Eger was just a teenager in 1944 when she experienced one of the worst evils the human race has ever known. As a Jew living in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe, she and her family were sent to Auschwitz, the heinous death camp. Her parents were sent to the gas chambers but Edith’s bravery kept her and her sister alive. Toward…

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January 2021

Daughter Rochy Miller and Granddaughter Kerryn Letman of Holocaust Survivor Lea Leibowitz

January 10, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Rochy Miller, the author of “Not Just a Survivor – a portrait of my mother”, is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor. This memoir of her mother’s story is both a chilling narrative of an exceptional woman’s life journey, and a personal reflection on being the child of a Holocaust survivor. Drawing on her mother’s many stories and the abundant written and recorded information she provided, the book delivers a harrowing personal insight – often in her mother’s own words…

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Navigating Uncomfortable Conversations

January 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Join us for this live online virtual event featuring Annetta Wilson. A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there’. Uncomfortable conversations are a fact of life. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have them. Our frustration often comes from not knowing how to keep our emotions, and civility, in check. Discover why people show up with preconceived ideas, how to diffuse anger, how to make your point without being pushy, why ‘proving’ your point rarely works and…

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February 2021

Richard Lapchick: Facing Uncomfortable Truths

February 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for this live online virtual event featuring Richard E. Lapchick. Human rights activist, pioneer for racial equality, internationally recognized expert on sports and social issues, scholar and author Richard E. Lapchick is often described as “the racial conscience of sport.” He brought his commitment to equality and his belief that sport can be an effective instrument of positive social change to University of Central Florida in August 2001 where he launched the DeVos Sports Business Management Program. In…

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