News and Events: Winter 2020
January 20, 2020
MLK Day - On January 20th, the Coalition participated in, as one of its masthead Sponsors, the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Event, held at Beth David. The event’s theme, Communities Together, attracted several hundred attendees. Its highlight was the MLK Family Radio Hour, playing an actual recording of Dr. King’s famous “The Three Evil’s” speech, interspersed with musical interludes provided by LaTonya Fuhring.
January 29, 2020
On January 29th and 30th, Rita Lurie, Holocaust survivor, and her daughter, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie, shared their story of survival (eerily similar to that of Anne Frank) with all of the 8th graders at Lucia Mar school district. They donated 290 copies of their memoir to the 3 middle schools to supplement the teachers' Holocaust unit for years to come!
Rita Lurie and Leslie Gilbert-Lurie at Mesa Middle School
Paulding Middle School
Judkins Middle School