Saturday, May 25, 2024

Holocaust remembered; Diversity championed

MEMBERS of the Thurrock community gathered together to remember the holocaust and each person that suffered at the hands of the Nazi’s.

The ceremony in the Culver Centre on Sunday (Jan 27th) was part of World Holocaust Day and was attended by Thurrock Mp, Jackie Doyle-Price, deputy leader of Thurrock Council, cllr Val Morris-Cook, leader of the Conservative group, cllr Phil Anderson.

A keynote speech was made by portfolio holder for communities, cllr Lynn Worrall.

There were readings from Hilton Ellis and Rev Darren Barlow as well as a speech from Thurrock’s youth MP, Anne Marie Ola.

The ceremony had a second part which was reflections and readings from those who went to the visit to Berlin earlier this month.

The Diversity champions pledged to take what they had learned into the Thurrock community.

The film by YT records all the main speeches as well as the feedback sessions from all the students.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Good to see a positive news story about young people in Thurrock making a difference. Finally the council doing something positive with young people in mind and young people making a difference with things like bullying in schools. Well done those involved in this project.

  2. It almost makes you want to give up. They use one of the worst atrocities in the history of mankind to propogandize children. Are there no depths they will not plumb.

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