Ms. Joan Trumpauer Mulholland

Brittany Steele
“Civil Rights Legend Visits The Weiss School”

On October 18, 2017, The Weiss School Social Studies Center of Excellence hosted Ms. Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, the first Weiss School Distinguished Speaker of the 2017-2018 school year.  Ms. Trumpauer Mulholland is a Civil Rights Legend who participated in over 50 sit-ins and demonstrations and was the recipient of the 2015 National Civil Rights Museum’s Freedom Award. She spent the day at The Weiss School speaking with students and staff about the Civil Rights Movement and spoke to students, parents, and community members during a special interactive evening event.

WPBF-TV: Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
"Civil rights activist brings her story to Palm Beach County"

Palm Beach Post: Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
"Freedom Rider recounts activism, Woolworth sit-in for Gardens students"
The Weiss School is a co-ed private school that serves gifted students in PreK-3 through 8th grade in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. A Weiss School education prepares students to think analytically and creatively, act socially responsible, live vigorously, and create imaginatively in a warm and supportive educational environment.