Friedman Joins Legislature in Passing Genocide Education Bill

BOSTON – Today, Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) joined her colleagues in both chambers of the Massachusetts Legislature in passing An Act concerning genocide education to provide education to middle and high school students on the history of genocide and to promote the teaching of human rights issues.

“As a member of the Jewish community, it is incredibly important to me that our children learn about the atrocities committed across the globe throughout our history,” said Senator Friedman, Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. “Using our educational system to teach the next generation of leaders about genocides like the Holocaust is crucially important and will help to prevent such tragedies from occurring again.”

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