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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!

August
3

2018 THGC Grant Coming Soon

The application period for the 2018 THGC grant will open soon--if you represent a permanent Texas non-profit organization, we want you to apply!

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!

Upcoming Events

WEBINAR: Teaching with Holocaust Diaries

February 20, 2019
Location: Webinar
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

How can we teach about the Holocaust through the lens of diaries? Participate in this webinar, which will highlight a variety of diaries written during the Holocaust to highlight the human story and provide lessons of courage and strength from this tragedy.

2019 Dr. Anna Steinberger Outstanding Educator Award of $1,000 Deadline

February 28, 2019
Location:
Time: 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The application deadline for the 3rd Annual Dr. Anna Steinberger Outstanding Educator Award is Thursday, February 28th. All application materials must be submitted online, through the THGC website, by 4:00 p.m. CST.

2019 Student Contests Deadline

February 28, 2019
Location:
Time: 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The 2019 Student Visual Arts & Poetry Contests will close its application portal at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 28th. Any Texas student in grades 6-12 are eligible to submit an entry.

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