Speaker: Robert O. Trestan, Regional Director of ADL. “Yom HaShoah: Can we save the next generation?”
The program will also feature: Youth Pro Musica ensemble singing: Excerpts from the oratorio, “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” by Charles Davidson.
Robert Trestan is the Regional Director of ADL New England with responsibility for overseeing ADL’s program delivery, community relations, and advocacy initiatives across the region. As a civil rights leader and attorney for more than 25 years, he has prioritized developing community partnerships and initiatives that advocate for justice, equity and fair treatment for everyone. Robert was recently appointed to the Massachusetts Governor’s Task Force on Hate Crimes.
He has consulted and provided expertise on hate crimes to civil society groups in several countries and is part of an international team that provides hate crime training to police and prosecutors across Europe.