Genocide education program is today at Rhode Island College

Eyewitness News, RI
March 14, 2005

Genocide education program is today at Rhode Island College

PROVIDENCE, R.I. What’s being billed as the first genocide education program
takes place today at Rhode Island College.

Two RIC teachers and local Armenian groups have organized the symposium.
They want to encourage schools to incorporate the subjects of genocide and
human-rights issues into their curricula. A state law exists that allows the
subjects to be taught.

The symposium begins at 8:30 a.m. Speakers include Cranston City Council
President Aram Garabedian, Congressman Jim Langevin and U.S. Senator Jack
Reed.

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