Photo Release: Tour for Humanity
Updated: Feb 3
On Tuesday, January 25th, Stephen Lecce, MPP for King-Vaughan joined the President & CEO of Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center; former Member of Parliament for York Centre, Michael Levitt, for a visit on the Tour for Humanity mobile classroom in Vaughan in advance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
The Tour for Humanity mobile classroom was created by Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center and designed to inspire and empower children to raise their voices and take action against hate and intolerance. Since 2013, Tour for Humanity has educated over 150,000 students at 750 schools and communities across Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Quebec.
“Hate crimes are rising against Jewish students, families, and synagogues,” said Stephen Lecce, MPP for King-Vaughan. “As we mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I am pleased to have joined Michael Levitt to visit the Tour for Humanity mobile classroom, which educates students on the Holocaust. To ensure that kids learn from history so not to repeat it, our government is launching a province-wide effort to combat antisemitism and strengthen Holocaust education.”