CELEBRATE HILLEL: A BENEFIT IN SUPPORT OF JEWISH Student LIFE
Presentation of the Inaugural Drexel Hillel Leadership Award to Stephen A. Cozen
Thursday, April 20, 2017
6 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Program
Dessert reception to follow
Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Home of Drexel Hillel
118 N. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Stephen A. Cozen
Stephen A. Cozen is founder and chairman of the law firm Cozen O'Connor, and chairman of the USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education. Mr. Cozen will discuss his role and involvement with the organization that has produced for educational use, 53,000 testimonies in the Institute’s Visual History Archive. In addition to his work with the USC Shoah Foundation, Mr. Cozen serves on numerous education and philanthropic boards, including The National Museum of American Jewish History and the University of Pennsylvania’s Law School Board of Overseers.
The USC Shoah Foundation — The Institute for Visual History and Education is dedicated to making audio- visual interviews with survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides, a compelling voice for education and action. The Institute’s current collection of 53,000 eyewitness testimonies contained within its Visual History Archive preserves history as told by the people who lived it, and lived through it. Housed at the University of Southern California, within the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the Institute works with partners around the world to advance scholarship and research, to provide resources and online tools for educators, and to disseminate the testimonies for educational purposes.