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The Power of Words

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On Thursday, October 24th, Helen Turner, Director of Youth Education of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County visited our Robert M. Finley Middle School and presented the “The Power of Words” to our 6th-grade students. “The Power of Words” presentation is designed for students to understand the meaning and historical context of words that are used in our society that discriminate, segregate, and alienate people. The purpose of the presentation to teach our youth the dangers of antisemitism, racism, bullying and all other manifestations of intolerance. The presentation promotes resistance to prejudice and advocates respect for every human being.