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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference
Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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Making It Work: Strategies for Effective Holocaust Instruction Online
Making It Work: Strategies for Effective Holocaust Instruction Online 3:00pm - 4:15pm (1h 15m)
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Starts Jul 27, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 27, 2020 at 4:15pm
Join Echoes & Reflections as they explore principles of pedagogy adapted for online learning and engage with others to share and discover best practices to support students’ learning during the upcoming school year.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jul 28, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Jul 28, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Marsha Gaswirth, second generation speaker.
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History Highlights: A Look into the Museum's Online Artifact Collections
History Highlights: A Look into the Museum's Online Artifact Collections 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 28, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Jul 28, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Felicia Williamson, Director of Library & Archives at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, for a look into the museum's online archival collections.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz?
Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz? 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 29, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 29, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Dr. David Silberklang, Senior Historian at the International Institute for Holocaust Research and Editor-in-Chief of Yad Vashem Studies, as they offer an insightful look into the question of why the Allies chose not to bomb Auschwitz.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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Friendships that Saved Lives during the Holocaust
Friendships that Saved Lives during the Holocaust 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Jul 30, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jul 30, 2020 at 9:00am
On the United Nations International Day of Friendship, join United States Holocaust Memorial Museum experts to learn about individuals who helped their Jewish friends find refuge.
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Confronting Holocaust Denial Today
Confronting Holocaust Denial Today 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 3, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Aug 3, 2020 at 1:00pm
During this Echoes & Reflections webinar, a facilitator from Yad Vashem will present and discuss the challenges that educators face today when addressing Holocaust denial.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Aug 4, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Aug 4, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Rosian Zerner, survivor speaker.
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Connecting Communities: A Special Conversation with World-Renowned Expert Professor Yehuda Bauer
Connecting Communities: A Special Conversation with World-Renowned Expert Professor Yehuda Bauer 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Aug 5, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Aug 5, 2020 at 1:00pm
Internationally acclaimed scholar and historian, Professor Yehuda Bauer, joins the Echoes & Reflections community from Israel for a special presentation on the Holocaust and other genocides.
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Latinoamérica Hable del Holocausto: El Caso de México: Educación, Memoria y Derechos Humanos
Latinoamérica Hable del Holocausto: El Caso de México: Educación, Memoria y Derechos Humanos 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Aug 6, 2020 at 10:00am
Ends Aug 6, 2020 at 11:00am
Dentro del ciclo de charlas "Latinoamérica habla del Holocausto" de la Red Latinoaméricana para la enseñanza de la Shoá, el Museo Memoria y Tolerancia hablará sobre la importancia de educar a través de la memoria, reconocer a los sobrevivientes del Holocausto y hablar sobre las políticas del estado mexicano frente a la inmigración judía y germano-parlante durante esta etapa.
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Introduction: Best Practices for Teaching Rescue in Times of Conflict
Introduction: Best Practices for Teaching Rescue in Times of Conflict 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 6, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Aug 6, 2020 at 3:00pm
The Holocaust Education Resource and Outreach (HERO) Center and the Holocaust and Genocide Education Advisory Committee are offering this free workshop aimed to assist educators with teaching the complex topic of rescue in times of conflict.
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Exploring Resistance during the Holocaust with the Jewish Partisans Educational Foundation
Exploring Resistance during the Holocaust with the Jewish Partisans Educational Foundation 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 6, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Aug 6, 2020 at 4:00pm
This webinar, focused on the topic of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust, provides educators with instructional strategies and tips from Echoes & Reflections and the Jewish Partisans Educational Foundation (JPEF) to promote student learning about this topic.
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Korczak Film Discussion
Korczak Film Discussion 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Films
Starts Aug 6, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Aug 6, 2020 at 7:00pm
Join 3GNY Descendants of Holocaust Survivors for a discussion of the 1990 Polish Drama, "Korczak," directed by Andrzej Wajda.
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Beyond "Hotel Rwanda": Rescuers during the Genocide against the Tutsis
Beyond "Hotel Rwanda": Rescuers during the Genocide against the Tutsis 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 10, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Aug 10, 2020 at 3:00pm
The Holocaust Education Resource and Outreach (HERO) Center and the Holocaust and Genocide Education Advisory Committee are offering this free workshop aimed to assist educators with teaching the complex topic of rescue in times of conflict.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Aug 11, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Aug 11, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Ron Schwarz, second generation speaker.
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Genocide Today: The Uyghurs in China
Genocide Today: The Uyghurs in China 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Aug 11, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Aug 11, 2020 at 3:00pm
Please join the Holocaust Center for Humanity on Tuesday, August 11th, for an important presentation on the Uyghurs in China with Association of Holocaust Organizations (AHO) member Dr. Ellen Kennedy, World Without Genocide.
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Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy: The Holocaust as a Case Study
Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy: The Holocaust as a Case Study 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 11, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Aug 11, 2020 at 4:00pm
In this webinar, Echoes & Reflections will explore the events of the Holocaust through the lens of media, by examining propaganda deployed by the Nazis to discriminate against Jews and other minorities.
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History Highlights: The Bosnian Genocide
History Highlights: The Bosnian Genocide 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 11, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Aug 11, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Dr. Charlotte Decoster, Director of Education at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, for an introduction to the Bosnian Genocide, which took place in the mid-1990s.
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How Humor Helped Heal the Pain of the Holocaust
How Humor Helped Heal the Pain of the Holocaust 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Aug 12, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Aug 12, 2020 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ferne Pearlstein, director of The Last Laugh, live on Facebook to explore how humor kept the human spirit alive during the Holocaust and helped survivors heal.
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Varian Fry: A Holocaust Rescuer in Connecticut
Varian Fry: A Holocaust Rescuer in Connecticut 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 13, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Aug 13, 2020 at 3:00pm
The Holocaust Education Resource and Outreach (HERO) Center and the Holocaust and Genocide Education Advisory Committee are offering this free workshop aimed to assist educators with teaching the complex topic of rescue in times of conflict.
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Jan Korczak: Agency, Legacy, and Memory
Jan Korczak: Agency, Legacy, and Memory 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 17, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Aug 17, 2020 at 3:00pm
The Holocaust Education Resource and Outreach (HERO) Center and the Holocaust and Genocide Education Advisory Committee are offering this free workshop aimed to assist educators with teaching the complex topic of rescue in times of conflict.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Aug 18, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Aug 18, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Julie Berman, second generation speaker.
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Connecting Communities: Meet the Author of "Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust"
Connecting Communities: Meet the Author of "Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust" 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 18, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Aug 18, 2020 at 4:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, the author of "Salvaged Pages," Alexandra Zapruder, will share about the book’s history, impact, and value as part of the historical record of the Holocaust, with time for Q&A.
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LGBT Experiences during the Holocaust
LGBT Experiences during the Holocaust 10:30am - 11:30am (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 19, 2020 at 10:30am
Ends Aug 19, 2020 at 11:30am
Chhange's August Virtual Lunch & Learn, LGBT Experiences during the Holocaust, explores the laws, events, and people that exist at the intersection of Queer Studies and Holocaust history.
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Conversation with the Presenters: Ask the Experts!
Conversation with the Presenters: Ask the Experts! 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 20, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Aug 20, 2020 at 3:00pm
The Holocaust Education Resource and Outreach (HERO) Center and the Holocaust and Genocide Education Advisory Committee are offering this free workshop aimed to assist educators with teaching the complex topic of rescue in times of conflict.
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Reconsidering the Catholic Church and the Holocaust
Reconsidering the Catholic Church and the Holocaust 7:30pm - 9:30pm (2h)
Films
Starts Aug 20, 2020 at 7:30pm
Ends Aug 20, 2020 at 9:30pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for a digital film screening and discussion about how the Catholic Church confronted—or failed to confront—the Nazi regime, particularly its persecution of Jews. CAPACITY IS LIMITED.
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Connecting Communities: Virtual Learning with "We Share the Same" Sky Podcast
Connecting Communities: Virtual Learning with "We Share the Same" Sky Podcast 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 25, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Aug 25, 2020 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar features "We Share The Same Sky," USC Shoah Foundation’s first podcast, which tells the personal story of a granddaughter’s decade-long journey to retrace her grandmother’s story of survival and the impact it has on her understanding of self and the present world.
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History Highlights: Oddities from the Archives
History Highlights: Oddities from the Archives 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Aug 25, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Aug 25, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Felicia Williamson, Director of Library & Archives at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, for a discussion on some of the museum's most unique artifacts.
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LBJ Day (Office Closed)
LBJ Day (Office Closed) All Day
General
Aug 27, 2020 (All Day)
The THGC office will be closed.
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August 2020

Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference

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  • Mon, Jul 27 - Thu, Jul 30, 2020
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Making It Work: Strategies for Effective Holocaust Instruction Online

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  • Mon, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Jul 28, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

History Highlights: A Look into the Museum's Online Artifact Collections

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  • Tue, Jul 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz?

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  • Wed, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Friendships that Saved Lives during the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Jul 30, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Confronting Holocaust Denial Today

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  • Mon, Aug 3, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Aug 4, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Connecting Communities: A Special Conversation with World-Renowned Expert Professor Yehuda Bauer

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  • Wed, Aug 5, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Latinoamérica Hable del Holocausto: El Caso de México: Educación, Memoria y Derechos Humanos

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  • Thu, Aug 6, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Introduction: Best Practices for Teaching Rescue in Times of Conflict

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  • Thu, Aug 6, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Exploring Resistance during the Holocaust with the Jewish Partisans Educational Foundation

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  • Thu, Aug 6, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Korczak Film Discussion

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  • Thu, Aug 6, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

Beyond "Hotel Rwanda": Rescuers during the Genocide against the Tutsis

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  • Mon, Aug 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Aug 11, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Genocide Today: The Uyghurs in China

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  • Tue, Aug 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom & Facebook Live

Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy: The Holocaust as a Case Study

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  • Tue, Aug 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

History Highlights: The Bosnian Genocide

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  • Tue, Aug 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

How Humor Helped Heal the Pain of the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Aug 12, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Varian Fry: A Holocaust Rescuer in Connecticut

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  • Thu, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Jan Korczak: Agency, Legacy, and Memory

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  • Mon, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Aug 18, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Connecting Communities: Meet the Author of "Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust"

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  • Tue, Aug 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

LGBT Experiences during the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Aug 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Conversation with the Presenters: Ask the Experts!

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  • Thu, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Reconsidering the Catholic Church and the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Aug 20, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

Connecting Communities: Virtual Learning with "We Share the Same" Sky Podcast

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  • Tue, Aug 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

History Highlights: Oddities from the Archives

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  • Tue, Aug 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

LBJ Day (Office Closed)

  • Thu, Aug 27 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

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