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Holocaust Remembrance Day Book Talk: The Light in Hidden Places

In honor of UN Holocaust Remembrance Day, please join the Permanent Chair of Polish Culture at Canisius College, Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo, and Buffalo Jewish Federation for a Book Talk and Q&A with #1 New York Times best-selling author Sharon Cameron, who wrote The Light in Hidden Places.
AtCanisius College Regis Room / Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center on Hughes Avenue. Off street and street parking available.
If you’re unable to attend in person, join on Zoom here. Questions? Contact Lauren Bloomberg
About The Light in Hidden Places:
A historical novel based on the experiences of Righteous Among the Nations Stefania Podgorska, a Polish teenager who chose bravery and humanity by hiding thirteen Jews in her attic during WWII with the help of her younger sister, Helena Podgorska.
Reception and book signing (with books to purchase) to follow.

WNY Women’s March 2023: PEACE IS WORTH IT!

You are invited to join the WNY Peace Center on Sunday, March 26th for our WNY Women’s March beginning at 1:00PM at Niagara Square (downtown Buffalo). After marching to the Buffalo Erie County Public Central Library, we’ll have speakers and performers share in the library’s Ring of Knowledge while themed activities are available for children in the kid’s area.
This year, we hope to bring awareness to international women’s rights, environmental sustainability, and peaceful negotiations in war-torn countries. Please join our efforts to uplift these important social justice discussions.