Heidelberg University will welcome the founder and CEO of Together We Remember, David Estrin, during its annual Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series September 24-26.
Together We Remember is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders to make “never again” a reality. The grandson of four Holocaust survivors, Estrin is on a mission to transform memory into action to end anti-Semitism, bigotry and violence worldwide.
Estrin will share his experience and vision as the keynote speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in Wickham Great Hall for the Heidelberg and Tiffin Community. On Wednesday, Sept. 25, he will give a presentation exclusively for local/area eighth-grade through high school students. A Teach-In and Activists Fair will also take place on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. in Wickham Great Hall. Tuesday and Thursday’s events are open to the public, free of charge.
David has shared the story of his family and work with schools, universities, museums, faith centers and other community-based institutions nationwide, including the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, city leaders in Charlottesville, VA, and the United Nations in New York City. By combining multimedia storytelling and solidarity activities, he strives to move audiences of all ages from inspiration to action across lines of difference.