Our Mission

“In Humanity’s Footsteps” is a Holocaust- education student trip to Poland focusing on diversity, prejudice, hatred, racism and genocide. Our goal is that our participants will become citizens whose empathy and compassion causes them to stand up for justice and the rights of others. Join us.

Our Team

Aley Sheer

Aley Sheer is President and CEO of “In Humanity’s Footsteps”. Aley is the Founding Director of Camp Fiesta (33 years), South Florida’s summer camp for kids with cancer. He is a Senior Educator and former Regional Director of the International March of the Living.

Golda Retchkiman

Golda Retchkiman was born and raised in Mexico City where she attended a Jewish Day School and received her Bachelor of Arts in History from Universidad Iberoamericana. She moved to Miami, Florida in 1993 where she continued her studies receiving a Master’s in Social Studies Education and a Master’s in Special Education from Florida International University as well as an Endorsement in Gifted Education & Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is currently in the process of obtaining another master’s degree, this time in Holocaust and Genocide Studies from Gratz College.

Judge Marilyn Milian

Marilyn Milian is a retired Florida state circuit court judge who currently presides over the American courtroom television series The People’s Court. She is the first Latina arbitrator to preside over a TV court show. She is involved in many philanthropic and humanitarian causes.

Maureen Hallacy Carter

Maureen Carter has been an educator for 25 years. She has taught Social Studies, ELL, and Holocaust Studies for the School District of Palm Beach County. Maureen Carter is now the K-12 Holocaust Studies Administrator for The School District of Palm Beach County in West Palm Beach, Florida.  Ms.Carter has won numerous awards including the Robert I. Goldman Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education. She is a member of the Florida Department of Education Task Force on Holocaust Education.

Ray Allen

Ray Allen is a veteran of 18 years in the National Basketball Association, a member of the NBA Hall of Fame and a member of the Board of Directors of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.   Ray has his own charitable foundation: “The Ray of Hope Foundation”.  He is a longtime champion of the NBA’s “Read to Achieve” program and other charitites.