The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida has announced that it will be honoring Dr. Richard Lapchick, DeVos Sport Business Management Program Chair at UCF, at its annual Dinner of Tribute on Wednesday April 25th.
“We are thrilled that Dr. Lapchick has accepted our invitation,” said Pam Kancher, Executive Director of the organization. “His work is truly inspiring. Our dinner theme this year is RESPECT, and his life’s work embodies that theme to a remarkable degree. He has long been a human rights activist, a pioneer for racial equality, and an internationally-recognized authority on race and gender relations in sports.”
Lapchick, the son of famed basketball player and coach Joe Lapchick, says that the greatest life-altering moment for him was a visit to Dachau as a teenager. This led him to create a number of projects addressing diversity, conflict resolution and gender-based violence, with a particular emphasis on changing bystander behavior. An acknowledged leader in diversity training as both a moral and business imperative in sports, he has written a number of books on the subject and contributes a regular column to ESPN.com.
Reservations for the dinner are now being accepted either online or by phone at 407-628-0555.
May 24 to May 26
We will be closed for the Holiday weekend, reopening on Tuesday morning.
June 22 to June 26
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Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday 9 AM - 1 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 4 PM
No admission is charged for visiting the Center or for attending commemorative programs and films. Scheduled school group may limit access to some parts of the museum.
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