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On-Site Program: Tough Talks From Toddlers To Teens
August 31, 2022 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Whether it’s violence in our own community or a war across the globe, we are confronted with hatred, prejudice, and indifference every day. Leading experts will share with you how to have meaningful, age-appropriate, and emotionally responsive conversations with your kids.
Topics in the discussion will include the Highland Park shooting, the war in Ukraine, the Holocaust, and other genocides. The program will feature:
Nora Flanagan, Chicago Public Schools teacher, member of the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission, and co-author of “Confronting White Nationalism in Schools”
Keisha Rembert, Assistant Professor of Teacher Preparation at National Louis University, former Illinois History Teacher of the Year, and member of the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission
Moderated by Amanda Friedeman, Assistant Director of Education, Illinois Holocaust Museum.
Tickets: $18.00 (Includes Four Museum Passes)
Co-chairs: Melissa Ackerman; Barbara Bernick
Committee: Seema Ackerman; Allie Davidson; Brittany Dobslaf; Diane Herstman; Leah Kaplan; Traci Kraus; Jen Thaler; Ashley Wayne