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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

Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio Secondary Workshop: Holocaust Education

January 23, 2020
Location: Fisher Family Boardroom on the Campus of the Jewish Community 12500 NW Military Highway, San Antonio, TX 78231
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This workshop will focus on Holocaust history and pedagogy. In addition, the workshop will provide lesson ideas for Holocaust Remembrance Week (January 27-31, 2020).

Texas Council for Teachers of English Language Arts Annual Conference

January 24, 2020 to January 26, 2020
Location: Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel and Convention Center | Frisco, TX
Time: All Day

The THGC will have an exhibit table at the Texas Council for Teachers of English Language Arts Annual Conference in Frisco, TX.

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE WEEK

January 27, 2020 to January 31, 2020
Location:
Time: All Day

This is the week that the Office of the Governor has designated as Holocaust Remembrance Week. Senate Bill 1828 which establishes Holocaust Remembrance Week, mandates that all Texas public school should integrate Holocaust education throughout this week.

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