18 organizations that help build bridges between young people in Birmingham

These girls from Girls Rock Birmingham mean business. Photo via Girls Rock Birmingham’s Facebook page

One of the most powerful ways for young people to build bridges is by getting involved in organizations designed to promote friendship, common purpose and cross-cultural understanding. We found 18 such organizations here in Birmingham, and we know there are countless others. Keep reading to find out what we learned and then let us know what we missed.

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7 reasons why you need to see Anne Frank’s stepsister in Birmingham Mar. 29

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Eva Schloss, Holocaust survivor and Anne Frank's stepsister
Eva Schloss, Holocaust survivor and Anne Frank’s stepsister, will be speaking at Samford University’s Wright Center March 29 at 6PM.

NOTICE: Event has been cancelled as of March 15, 2020. Did you know that most remaining survivors of the Holocaust were children, and are now in their 80s and 90s? On March 29, Birmingham has the rare opportunity to see Eva Schloss, survivor and stepsister to Anne Frank. Find out why you want to get your tickets now.

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Never Again, Not Now, Not Later: From Bergen-Belsen to Birmingham

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Marty and Shirley Aaron have the type of romance Disney wants you to believe in.

From the BHEC Darkness into Light exhibit

Both in their 80’s, they hold hands at the grocery store, call each other sickly adorable names, and look like they were just drawn for each other in a story book.

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