Students Say…

“Before I heard your talk about the Holocaust, I was a bully. Ever since I learned about how the Holocaust began, I try so hard to be nice. You’ve changed my life.” KH

“You’re right, one person CAN make a difference; and you have.” DA

“Thank you for teaching what you know about the Holocaust, so that history will not repeat itself.” SB

“I was in complete awe of all you spoke about! Thank you for speaking at our school.” JF

“I now know the importance of voting.” ST

“Your talk made me realize that I do get rude to others and talk about others when I shouldn’t. You also made me realize that we should appreciate everything we have. I promise you I will do as much as I can to try to get everybody that is close to me to vote.” KP

“When I got home I told my grandparents and my mother about your talk. This sparked discussion about the Holocaust and why we as a human race treat each other like that, and what we can do to stop prejudice and racism.” JB

“I will do my best to not bully others. Race shouldn’t matter, and don’t bully; that is the main thing you taught me. Thank you for talking to kids in my school. Your story really touched my heart.” ZC

“You taught me not to be racist against any people in this world. You changed the way I look at things. Thank you so very much.” SA

“Most people don’t like what they don’t understand, so they judge you because of it. Well, your story made me think differently about religions and people all together.” BB

“I now understand that how I treat people actually affects them. I will be sure to treat people differently now! Thank you again for coming. It’s made me think differently about many things!” AS

“Thanks again; you made a difference!” EU

“After hearing you speak, I saw the importance in being colorblind. It doesn’t matter what race you are, it is WHO you are.” ZA

“I hope when I become a teacher that I can make an impression on my students like you have made on me. My prayer is that you can continue for many years to touch peoples’ lives, and each of them can pass it on so that we can reduce hate crimes.” MS

“I think your talk during our assembly will have an impact on other kids and how they treat people, because I know it had a huge impact on me. Thanks again.” HB

*”hearing your talk, I wont judge people or be prejudiced.” AR

“Your speech was very moving; it made me think about the Holocaust and about discrimination. I will definitely think twice before I try to discriminate against someone. Your speech has motivated me to stop all hate in the world. I know this will be very hard, but your story has truly made a difference.” JC

“Your speech has inspired me to do my part so that something like this never happens again. I learned a great deal about discrimination.” TG

“Thank you for taking time to come speak to students at my school. You helped me to realize that such problems still exist today.” CL

“Because of your speech, Ive realized something as simple as bullying can lead to discrimination and hatred. It’s sad that we had to go through something so terrible to realize the simplest things.” SH