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June 2020

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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program All Day
Workshops
Jun 1, 2020 (All Day)
Echoes & Reflections' June Online Course offers you a chance to continue learning about Holocaust education and stay connected with colleagues during a time when we cannot all meet face to face.
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Texas Liberator Exhibit Closes (Fredericksburg)
Texas Liberator Exhibit Closes (Fredericksburg) All Day
Exhibits
Jun 1, 2020 (All Day)
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Exploring the Timeline of the Holocaust
Exploring the Timeline of the Holocaust 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 3, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Jun 3, 2020 at 3:00pm
Join colleagues on a guided exploration of the Echoes & Reflections Timeline of the Holocaust.
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Working for Justice, Equity and Civic Agency in Our Schools: A Conversation with Clint Smith
Working for Justice, Equity and Civic Agency in Our Schools: A Conversation with Clint Smith 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jun 3, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Jun 3, 2020 at 7:00pm
Join Facing History & Ourselves for a conversation with writer and educator, Dr. Clint Smith, where you will hear his poetry and reflections on working for justice, equity, and civic agency in our schools.
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The Importance of Teaching "Return to Life"
The Importance of Teaching "Return to Life" 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 4, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Jun 4, 2020 at 3:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections for a webinar focused on life after the conclusion of World War II.
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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students: Focus on Resistance
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students: Focus on Resistance 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 8, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Jun 8, 2020 at 3:00pm
Through this Echoes & Reflections webinar, participants explore and gain access to a range of classroom content on the topic of resistance and consider instructional enhancements to support students' study and reflection of the history of the Holocaust and its ongoing meaning in the world today.
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Empathy through Testimony
Empathy through Testimony 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 9, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jun 9, 2020 at 4:00pm
Through testimony from Echoes & Reflections and USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness, we will discuss how educators can have students analyze these primary source materials in meaningful and engaging classroom activities.
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Connecting Communities: A Virtual Tour of the Anne Frank House
Connecting Communities: A Virtual Tour of the Anne Frank House 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 11, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Jun 11, 2020 at 3:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, teachers and their students will take a virtual tour of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam to examine the extraordinary life of Anne Frank and how her legacy continues to inspire young people today.
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Coronavirus-Linked Racism and the Legacy of Yellow Peril
Coronavirus-Linked Racism and the Legacy of Yellow Peril 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jun 11, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Jun 11, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Facing History and Ourselves for a conversation with Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, Russell Jeung, and Professor of Asian American Studies and in the Educational Leadership Program at San Francisco State University, Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales about the surge in anti-Asian racism amid coronavirus.
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Special Briefing: New ADL Audit on Antisemitic Incidents
Special Briefing: New ADL Audit on Antisemitic Incidents 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 16, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Jun 16, 2020 at 3:00pm
During this special briefing through Echoes & Reflections, ADL expert Aryeh Tuchman will share results of the newly released report, citing specific examples of incidents in schools.
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Connecting Communities: A Conversation with Auschwitz Survivor Gita Cycowicz
Connecting Communities: A Conversation with Auschwitz Survivor Gita Cycowicz 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 17, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Jun 17, 2020 at 3:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, meet Gita: a fighter, a mother, a therapist and an Auschwitz survivor.
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THGC Non-Profit Grant Summer Cycle Closes
THGC Non-Profit Grant Summer Cycle Closes All Day
Grants & Contests
Jun 19, 2020 (All Day)
Emancipation Day (Juneteenth) (Office Closed)
Emancipation Day (Juneteenth) (Office Closed) All Day
General
Jun 19, 2020 (All Day)
The THGC office will be closed.
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Connecting Communities: Meet the Author of "Sweet Noise: Love in Wartime"
Connecting Communities: Meet the Author of "Sweet Noise: Love in Wartime" 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 24, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jun 24, 2020 at 4:00pm
During this Echoes & Reflections webinar, photographer and child of Holocaust survivors, Max Hirshfeld will talk about his book and his parents’ story, which echoes themes and social issues that are evident in the world today.
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June 2020

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Jun 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Texas Liberator Exhibit Closes (Fredericksburg)

  • Mon, Jun 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Exhibits
  • Location:  National Museum of the Pacific War

Exploring the Timeline of the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Jun 3, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Working for Justice, Equity and Civic Agency in Our Schools: A Conversation with Clint Smith

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  • Wed, Jun 3, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

The Importance of Teaching "Return to Life"

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  • Thu, Jun 4, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students: Focus on Resistance

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  • Mon, Jun 8, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Empathy through Testimony

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  • Tue, Jun 9, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Connecting Communities: A Virtual Tour of the Anne Frank House

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  • Thu, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Coronavirus-Linked Racism and the Legacy of Yellow Peril

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  • Thu, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Special Briefing: New ADL Audit on Antisemitic Incidents

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  • Tue, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Connecting Communities: A Conversation with Auschwitz Survivor Gita Cycowicz

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  • Wed, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

THGC Non-Profit Grant Summer Cycle Closes

  • Fri, Jun 19 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Grants & Contests

Emancipation Day (Juneteenth) (Office Closed)

  • Fri, Jun 19 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Connecting Communities: Meet the Author of "Sweet Noise: Love in Wartime"

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  • Wed, Jun 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

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