Sponsors honored for law on Holocaust, genocide education

STATE HOUSE – Four sponsors of legislation that now requires Rhode Island schools to teach students about genocide and the Holocaust were recognized last week at Rhode Island Interfaith Commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Sen. Gayle L. Goldin (D-Dist. 3, Providence), Rep. Katherine S. Kazarian (D-Dist. 63, East Providence), Sen. Joshua Miller (D-Dist. 28, Cranston, Providence) and former representative Aaron Regunberg of Providence were presented the Never Again award to honor their effort to ensure future generations learn about the atrocities of the past so they will not be repeated.

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