For Immediate Release
January 28, 2020
Honoring Holocaust Victims: Suffolk Exec Visits Suffolk Center for Social Justice and Human Understanding
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and his children visited the Suffolk Center for Social Justice and Human Understanding at Suffolk County Community College on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism.
Suffolk Center for Social Justice and Human Understanding Director Jill Santiago explained several of the center's exhibits, including video testimonials of holocaust survivors, and other artifacts.
The Center for Social Justice and Human Understanding Inc. featuring the Holocaust
Collection’s mission is to educate the community about historical events, and to promote
cultural understanding and respect for human dignity. The collection features rare
artifacts, memoirs, documents and photographs that are interpreted and presented in
permanent and traveling exhibits. The center is located in the Huntington Library
on the college’s Ammerman Campus in Selden.