02/04/17 11:00am
NICOLE SMITH PHOTO Interior of the Suffolk County Historical Society.

NICOLE SMITH PHOTO Interior of the Suffolk County Historical Society.

“Civil Rights on Long Island” is a new book by Christopher Verga. And, kicking off his January 21 presentation at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead, Mr. Verga said he “chose the project” because it involves something that has “fallen through the cracks.” (more…)

02/27/16 3:00pm
Courtesy photo from the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and Human Understanding | Artwork by Eileen Palmer, who said: “This is a Garden of Hope; a hope that we all can take what is broken, piece it together, and find unity.”

Courtesy photo from the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and Human Understanding | Artwork by Eileen Palmer, who said: “This is a Garden of Hope; a hope that we all can take what is broken, piece it together, and find unity.”

There’s a remarkable organization in Suffolk County called the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and Human Understanding (CHDHU). And I have been honored to be appointed a member of its board of directors.

Sponsored by Suffolk County Community College, it promotes “cultural understanding and respect for human dignity” to “encourage human rights awareness and foster the values of respect and diversity,” according to its website, chdhu.org. (more…)