City of Akron Holocaust Arts and Writing Contest:Nav Bar
The City of Akron Holocaust Committee believes that the lessons of the Holocaust are
important because mans inhumanity to man continues to threaten world freedom. We
pledge to never forget the millions of innocent victims who lost their lives and the
thousands of others who aided the survivors. Through education and our annual writing and
arts contest we hope to enlighten todays youth and help ensure that history will not
We believe that:
- The lessons of the Holocaust are important in today's world to ensure that battles for
freedom are the battles that are won and therefore:
- We must eliminate hatred and prejudice which still exist in today's world.
- We need to engage students to consider these events through writing and the arts,
thereby, promoting high quality educational opportunities while adhering to State of Ohio
Our hope is to silence the echoes of the Holocaust that are reverberating through
conflicts that continue to plague our world.