Milwaukee organization steps up effort to require Holocaust education in Wisconsin schools

NOW: Milwaukee organization steps up effort to require Holocaust education in Wisconsin schools

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Milwaukee’s Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center is starting off the new year with a renewed legislative effort, and a new leader.

Samantha Abramson assumed the role of executive director last month. The Nicolet High School grad will pilot the organization’s effort to pass legislation requiring Holocaust awareness curriculum in Wisconsin’s public schools.

On the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day this coming Wednesday, CBS 58 Sunday Morning spoke with Abramson about her organization’s effort and the importance of Holocaust education in 2021.

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