Hear Picciolini’s story of redemption at 12:30 p.m. Thursday,
Feb. 28, 2019 at the Western Campus of Cuyahoga Community
(Tri-C®). The free event will be held at the Western
Campus Theatre, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road in Parma.
Picciolini is an author and award-winning television producer
who speaks around the globe spreading a message of peace. He is
working to build a global network of extremism preventionists to
help people disengage from hate movements and violent
A book signing and reception will follow the hourlong
presentation. Copies of his memoir, titled White American
Youth: My Descent into America’s Most Violent Hate Movement —
and How I Got Out, will be available for purchase.
Picciolini’s visit is part of the College’s 2019-2020 Diversity
Speaker Series. His presentation will focus on contributing to a
greater good through empathy and compassion.
No registration is required for the free program, and seating in
the theater is on a first-come basis. For more information,
contact Magda Gómez at
email@example.com or 216-987-0204.
The College is partnering on the program with Cleveland
Public Library and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.