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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 9: Texas Liberator Project Ceremony at the Texas State Capitol

Please join us as we honor the Texas Liberators of Nazi Concentration and Death Camps of the Second World War.


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!


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.


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

AUSTIN: Jack Sacco talks at UT Schusterman Center

April 26, 2018
Location: UT Schusterman Center
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Author Jack Sacco tells the story of the liberation of the notorious Nazi concentration camp at Dachau through the eyes of his father, one of the American soldiers who liberated the camp.

WEBINAR: Echoes and Reflections: Connecting the Past with Today: Jewish Refugees and the Holocaust

May 16, 2018
Location: online
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

As the world struggles with the largest refugee crisis since WWII, Echoes & Reflections content can help examine the barriers to immigration and the unwillingness of the free world to accept refugees during the Holocaust. This timely offering, led by a facilitator from ADL, supports educators to help students make meaningful connections to similar issues affecting people and nations today.

NORMAN, OK: Dallas Holocaust Museum Educator Workshop Series

June 14, 2018
Location: Norman, Oklahoma: O.U.
Time: All Day

Join the Dallas Holocaust Museum and Echoes and Reflections for a one-day comprehensive Holocaust teacher workshop to learn more about the Holocaust and its impact on history. These TEKS or Oklahoma Standard aligned workshops provide the necessary resources and tools to AP U.S. History, U.S. History, Social Studies, World Geography/History, and Language Arts teachers to teach a lesson unit on the Holocaust and the liberation of concentration camps during World War II.

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