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Founding Father: A Profile of Commissioner Pete Berkowitz of Houston

August
7

By J.E. Wolfson
Learn about Commissioner Pete Berkowitz, who recounts his past work on the THGC, which he chaired for 7 years. He also describes current initiatives that he is excited to support.

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What Hollywood Taught Me about the Holocaust

August
3

By THGC Admin
Stephon Vaughns, the THGC's 2016 Diversity Intern in Education, explains how popular feature films about the Holocaust and genocides have disappointed him. He argues that documentary films on these subjects have been far more effective at educating viewers.

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A Grandchild of Survivors

July
22

By THGC Admin
THGC intern Melanie Weinberger is the grandchild of Holocaust survivors. In this post, she explains what that means to her, and how learning of their experiences has shaped her life's path.

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2015-2016 Educator Grant Report: Impacts and Impressions

July
19

By THGC Admin
We have just wrapped up our 2015-16 Educator Grant Cycle! Read about the projects completed this year and get more information about applying for next year's grants.

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In Memoriam: Elie Wiesel

July
5

By Cheyanne Perkins
The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission is greatly saddened by news of the passing of Elie Wiesel on July 2, 2016. Please join us in remembering and honoring the life of Elie Wiesel, and the ways he changed our world for the better.

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