Leaving Hate Behind Featuring Christian Picciolini

Top Pick October 19, 2017 Boston $18.00 0
Christian Picciolini (Courtesy photo)
Christian Picciolini (Courtesy photo)

At the age of 14, Christian Picciolini joined Chicago Area SkinHeads (CASH), the first neo-Nazi skinhead gang in the United States. Now, he directs EXIT USA, an organization dedicated to helping others gain the knowledge necessary to counter all types of racism and violent extremism, Join us to hear his story.

The event will begin with a brief networking reception followed by a conversation between Christian Picciolini and ADL New England’s Regional Director Robert Trestan. Time will be reserved at the end to take questions from the audience. Light appetizers and soft drinks will be served.

Breaking Barriers is ADL New England’s speaker series. ADL invites engaging speakers to discuss topics that are relevant to ADL’s mission to “stop the defamation of the Jewish people and securing justice and fair treatment to all.” Past speakers have included Willie O’Ree, the first black player in the NHL, Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, and Megan Phelps-Roper, former member of the Westboro Baptist Church.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
CIC Boston
50 Milk St
Boston, MA 02109

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