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Program details announced for the 2015 Holocaust Youth Summit
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission in conjunction with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission and the Bureau of Jewish Education, cordially invite your school, grades 6 – 8, to attend the 17th Annual Holocaust Observance and Youth Summit at the Indiana Statehouse and Government Center. This year’s program will take place Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM.
Students will begin their journey at the Indiana Government Center located at 302 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. At the Government Center, students will attend two programmed sessions and lunch (information included in this packet).
Following the Indiana Government Center portion of the program, students will walk across Robert D. Orr Plaza to the Indiana Statehouse for the Statehouse program. This program will be highlighted by a keynote address, candle lighting, music and remarks by Governor Mike Pence or his designee. Following the program, students will have the opportunity to explore the historic Indiana Statehouse prior to leaving (optional).
There is no cost to attend the 17th Annual Holocaust Observance and Youth Summit and lunch is provided free of charge! Schools wishing to attend this event should fax the enclosed Registration Form and Consent and Release Form to: Brad Meadows, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, (317) 232-6580. Seating capacity is limited. Group sizes are limited to 60 students (not including teachers and chaperones). Seating will be reserved in the order that registrations are received. Questions can be addressed to Brad Meadows at (317) 232-2651.