Conscience and Courage: Immigration/Refugee Policy Forum 2021

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Moderator: Judith Goldstein, FPC Board Member and Executive Director of Humanity in Action, New York City

Keynote: Bat-Ami Zucker, Historian and Professor Emerita, Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Keynote: Manli Ho, Journalist and biographer, San Francisco

2021 Frances Perkins Center Steadfast Award Recipients

Bat-Ami Zucker
Author of In Search of Refuge: Jews and United States Consuls in Nazi Germany 1933-1941, in which she documents Frances Perkins’ courageous and creative advocacy against strong opposition to aid entry to the U.S. of Jewish refugees escaping the Holocaust.
Manli Ho
Daughter of Feng Shan Ho (1901-1997), a diplomat for the Republic of China and consul-general in Vienna during World War II. Her father, often hailed as “the Chinese Schindler,” issued thousands of visas to Shanghai to help Jews emigrate.

Dr. Goldstein
Leading an interactive conversation with the speakers following Keynotes,
and audience Q & A.


Humanity in Action ♦ Bates Jewish Student Union ♦ Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnerships ♦ Bowdoin Hillel ♦ McKeen Center for the Common Good at Bowdoin College ♦ Colby Hillel ♦ Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine ♦ The Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine ♦ Maine Jewish Museum ♦ Southern Maine Hillel


Susan Bateson & Stephen Fuller
Sarah Peskin & William Kelley

Ann Beaudry & Craig McEwen
Susan & John Kirk

Christopher Breiseth
Jamie Eldridge, MA State Senator
Cathy and Richard Freedberg
Carl R. Nold

Shining a light on Frances Perkins' legacyFinally getting her due