Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

November 24, 2013 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: Media Invited to Official Launch of the 'Tour for Humanity' Mobile Tolerance Education Center

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 24, 2013) - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) is pleased to invite the media to join us for the Official Launch of our newest and most ambitious enterprise, the Tour for Humanity mobile Tolerance Education Center.

Date: Sunday, November 24, 2013
Time: 6.45 pm
Venue: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St., Toronto

Join Avi Benlolo, President and CEO of FSWC, the Hon. Tim Uppal, Minister of State for Multiculturalism, The Hon. Irwin Cotler, the Hon. Dr. Eric Hoskins, provincial Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, MP Mark Adler, several police chiefs from across Ontario and leaders of Toronto's business and professional communities in a celebration of this project, dedicated to the promotion of tolerance and human rights.

CLICK HERE to learn more about Tour for Humanity

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) is a leading non-profit human rights organization directly representing over 30,000 Canadian members. FSWC is committed to countering racism and antisemitism and to promoting the principles of tolerance, social justice and Canadian democratic values through advocacy and education. Through its affiliation with the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the organization has won two Academy Awards, has two Museums of Tolerances (with a third being built in Jerusalem) and is represented at the United Nations and the OSCE. FSWC runs a diverse number of educational programs, including Freedom Day, Speakers Idol and the Tour4Humanity.

Contact Information

  • Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies
    Stacey Starkman
    Communications Manager
    416.864.9735 x 32 (office) or 416.524.3287 (cell)
    sstarkman@fswc.ca