Human Rights Day, Confronting Hate with Christian Picciolini

Human Rights Day, Confronting Hate with Christian Picciolini

Mon, 12/05/2022 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

In celebration of Human Rights Day, MCC hosts a special presentation with Christian Picciolini, author, antiracism advocate, and a former extremist.

As WXXI continues to host outreach events around The U.S. and The Holocaust documentary that explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises in history, we are proud to share this event hosted by our good friends at MCC and its Office of Student Life & Leadership Development. 

Human Rights Day, Confronting Hate with Christian Picciolini, Reformed Neo-Nazi
Monday, December 5, 2022:

Downtown Campus Session: 12:00pm

Brighton Campus Session: 7:00pm
Robin and Tim Wentworth Arts Building MCC Theater

Register for the Christian Picciolini December 5th Event here!

Christian Picciolini is an award-winning television producer, a public speaker, author, antiracism advocate, and a former extremist. After leaving the hate movement that he helped create during the 1980s and 90s, he began the painstaking process of making amends and rebuilding his life.

More about The U.S. and The Holocaust:
The three-part docu-series, directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises in history. It will re-air January 6, 13 and 20, 2023 on WXXI-TV and will be available on the free PBS Player to watch on-demand beginning January 6-February 3, 2023  Unpacking the U.S. and the Holocaust Viewing Guide The series originally aired in September, 2022.

Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project
Established in 1990, the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project is MCC's unique organization for telling the stories of the Holocaust and other genocides while transforming individuals to become advocates for human rights. HGHRP student leaders and alumni are changing the world! Watch WXXI Need to Know's segment on how An MCC class that can change lives (April 25, 2019).