Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission Awareness - Education - Inspiration

News & Events

The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission actively develops, hosts, and promotes programs related to genocide education. The THGC partners with Texas institutions to make Holocaust and genocide education resources available to the public.

The Latest News

November
6

The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust Exhibit travels through Texas!

The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust Exhibit is traveling through Texas!

November
14

Former Commissioner and Wife Share Their Love of Collecting

The Austin American-Statesman interviewed former commissioner Gregg Philipson and his wife, Michelle, this month. Read on to learn more about their passion for preserving history, and their work to ensure that we remember the victims of the Holocaust.

October
10

2017 THGC Grant Application Period Open

Attention all permanent non-profits headquartered in the state of Texas: the 2017 THGC Grant application period is now open!

July
11

2017 THGC Grant Coming Soon

The application period for the 2017 THGC grant will open soon--if you represent a permanent Texas non-profit organization, we want you to apply!

Upcoming Events

Educator Open House

June 18, 2019
Location: Holocaust Museum Houston | 9220 Kirby Dr.| Houston, TX 77054
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Holocaust Museum Houston is pleased to offer educators a first look inside our expanded bilingual museum before our grand opening. Educators will have the opportunity to interact with content experts and museum staff as they tour our new exhibitions and galleries while learning more about our educational programs and resources. Please join us throughout the day as your schedule allows.

Echoes and Reflections - Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students- ESC Region 7

June 19, 2019
Location: Ahavath Achim Synagogue- Tyler, TX
Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Join the Museum education staff in your local TEA Education Service Center for a comprehensive day-long teacher workshop covering the Holocaust and its impact on history. Participants will receive the necessary tools to teach the Holocaust.

Echoes and Reflections- Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students-ESC Region 8

June 20, 2019
Location: Region 8 Education Service Center, Pittsburg, TX
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Founded in 1984, the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust, and to teaching the moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred and indifference for the benefit of all humanity. The museum brings its educational outreach program to Region 8 ESC, giving Region 8 educators an opportunity to learn new insights and information to take back to the classroom.

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