“The ultimate test of a moral
society is the kind of world
that it leaves to its children.”
– Dietrich Bonhoeffer

We who have been
culturally misunderstood
should work to understand
other’s cultures.
– Rabbi Judy Schindler

“Who is wise?” the Jewish
sages teach, “The one
who learns from all people.”

“Cooperation is the thorough
conviction that nobody
can get there unless
everybody gets there.”
- Virginia Burden

 Rooted in our common humanity, drawing on lessons of the past, and reaching upward through education and advocacy are at the heart of the mission of the Stan Greenspon Center.

The Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice is Where Hope Takes Hold

History shows that courage in the face of darkness saves lives and shifts outcomes.

Rooted in hope, four branches bear the fruit of our work: Holocaust and Human Rights Education, Social Justice, Jewish Studies, and Jewish Life.

At the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice at Queens University of Charlotte, our educational offerings are transformative. We exist to give voice to the voiceless, and form community partnerships to create positive change.

Donate Now
Our Events

Our Branches

Social Justice & Advocacy

Greenspon advocates work tirelessly to pursue justice in order to create systemic change.

Holocaust & Human Rights Education

Exemplary Holocaust education advances human rights and democracy in an increasingly diverse America.

Jewish Life & Multi-cultural Connections

Working together to build transformative relationships across lines of difference.

Jewish Studies

Enabling thousands of years of Jewish texts, history and wisdom to speak to us and guide us today.


This year the Stan Greenspon Center celebrates five years of working for good in schools and the community. Jewish Life, Jewish Studies, Holocaust Education, and Social Justice are the areas of focus for our team, but we never work alone!

We want to thank you for being the most meaningful part of the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice.

On March 21st, we premiered the film I Danced for the Angel of Death: The Dr. Edith Eger Story." If you missed our fifth-anniversary celebration, and you would like to see the film I Danced for the Angel of Death, the Dr. Edith Eva Eger Story, click below and use the password Greenspon5th (case sensitive).

I Danced For the Angel of Death, the Dr. Edith Eva Eger Story
Email Talli Dippold, dippoldt@queens.eduwith any questions.

Our 2020-2021 Program Guide is expansive . . .

We offer something for everyone!
Click here to read the guide

While the world has changed dramatically over the past year, our commitment to bringing you the most timely and engaging programs remains the same! 

As we wait to welcome everyone back to in-person events, we offer a variety of opportunities for you to learn and grow virtually. We have crafted one hour sessions, eight-part classes, professional development, community gatherings, and so much more. There is truly something for everyone, so take a look and register today.

Jacobs-Jaffa Charlotte Jewish Heritage Tour

Understanding our past. Celebrating our present. Visioning our future.

Charlotte’s 165 years of Jewish history is rich with civic, business and religious leaders, and philanthropists. As part of our Jacobs-Jaffa Charlotte Jewish Heritage Tour, participants will enjoy a unique, engaging, entertaining and educational hike through our city’s history. The experience will include a tour through the Hebrew Cemetery that was founded in 1867 and is rich with stories of the famous Jews who were buried there from the Civil War to the Civil Rights era to today. We will pass through historic sites that highlight Jewish contributions to our county and state, as we explore the pluralistic and powerful Jewish community that thrives in Charlotte today.
Click Here for More Information

More Upcoming Events

Please be sure and mark your calendars for these upcoming events

Summer Book Read: The Boy on the Wooden Box

See Full Details

Journey Through Jewish Poland: Information Session

See Full Details

Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Talking About Israel: Foundations for a Values Discourse

See Full Details
Click Here for More Events

Latest Blog Posts

The Stan Greenspon Center
The Stan Greenspon Center, Anti-Defamation League: Leaders Fighting Anti-Semitism and Hate ...
The Stan Greenspon Center, Centropa
The Stan Greenspon Center, Facing History and Ourselves
The Stan Greenspon Center, Echoes and Reflections - Leaders in Holocaust Education