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June 2020

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Texas Liberator Exhibit Closes (Fredericksburg)
Texas Liberator Exhibit Closes (Fredericksburg) All Day
Exhibits
Jun 1, 2020 (All Day)
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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Pride Month: The Nazi Persecution of Gay People
Pride Month: The Nazi Persecution of Gay People 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Jun 3, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jun 3, 2020 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for a Pride Month Facebook Live presentation as they give voice to a community silenced during the Holocaust.
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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)
Workshops
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)
Workshops
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)
Workshops
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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History Highlights: Holocaust Memorialization in the US & Israel
History Highlights: Holocaust Memorialization in the US & Israel 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 9, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Jun 9, 2020 at 8:00pm
The History Highlights series features Holocaust and human rights topics presented by Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum historians and educators.
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The Danger of Indifference: "Then They Came For Me"
The Danger of Indifference: "Then They Came For Me" 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Jun 10, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jun 10, 2020 at 9:00am
You may know the words from this famous quote, but do you know who said it and why? Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for a discussion on Facebook Live.
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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)
Workshops
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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Anne Frank and Other Hidden Children of the Holocaust
Anne Frank and Other Hidden Children of the Holocaust 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Jun 12, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jun 12, 2020 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as they speak about the most well-known hidden child of the Holocaust and others.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jun 16, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Jun 16, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Magie Furst, survivor speaker.
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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)
Workshops
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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The Role of the German Legal Profession in the Holocaust
The Role of the German Legal Profession in the Holocaust 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 17, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jun 17, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join the Anti-Defamation League's Central Division as they discuss the role played by the German legal profession in aiding and assisting the Nazis' genocidal efforts against the Jewish population.
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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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THGC Non-Profit Grant Summer Cycle Closes
THGC Non-Profit Grant Summer Cycle Closes All Day
Grants & Contests
Jun 19, 2020 (All Day)
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Operation Barbarossa and the Holocaust
Operation Barbarossa and the Holocaust 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 22, 2020 at 4:00pm
Ends Jun 22, 2020 at 5:00pm
Marking the 79th anniversary of this invasion, Dr. Nils Roemer of the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies will consider the significance of this event and the role that it played in the escalation of the atrocities committed during the Holocaust.
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Teaching the Holocaust: Strategies, Activities, and Resources for the Classroom
Teaching the Holocaust: Strategies, Activities, and Resources for the Classroom 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 23, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jun 23, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and explore the history of the Holocaust using interactive activities and educational resources created for classroom use.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jun 23, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Jun 23, 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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History Highlights: The Armenian Genocide
History Highlights: The Armenian Genocide 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 23, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Jun 23, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Dr. Sara Abosch-Jacobson, Chief Education, Programs, and Exhibitions Officer at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, for an introduction to the Armenian Genocide.
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The Power of Music: A Jewish Rebellion
The Power of Music: A Jewish Rebellion 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Jun 24, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jun 24, 2020 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and conductor Murry Sidlin to learn about the Theresienstadt camp musical rebellion and efforts to honor these courageous artists.
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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)
Workshops
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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The Modern Human Rights Movement
The Modern Human Rights Movement 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 25, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jun 25, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and examine the origins of the 20th century Human Rights Movement.
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Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources: Destroyed Communities Database and Oral Histories
Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources: Destroyed Communities Database and Oral Histories 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 30, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jun 30, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston in learning how to engage students with primary sources that deepen understanding of the Holocaust and promote critical thinking skills.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jun 30, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Jun 30, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Paul Kessler, survivor speaker.
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American Trailblazers Who Fought Persecution at Home and Abroad
American Trailblazers Who Fought Persecution at Home and Abroad 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Jul 1, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jul 1, 2020 at 9:00am
Join historians from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and George Mason University to learn about the leaders who confronted hatred overseas and at home while planting the seeds for the American civil rights movement.
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Creating Context for Teaching Night
Creating Context for Teaching Night 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 1, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 1, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Anti-Defamation League as they guide you through classroom-ready materials and instructional strategies to build confidence and capacity for teaching this powerful memoir.
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Genocides of the 20th Century
Genocides of the 20th Century 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 2, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 2, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and examine the factors that contributed to genocide and mass atrocities in the 20th century.
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Independence Day
Independence Day All Day
General
Jul 4, 2020 (All Day)

June 2020

Texas Liberator Exhibit Closes (Fredericksburg)

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

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program

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

Pride Month: The Nazi Persecution of Gay People

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  • Wed, Jun 3, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

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

History Highlights: Holocaust Memorialization in the US & Israel

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  • Tue, Jun 9, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Danger of Indifference: "Then They Came For Me"

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  • Wed, Jun 10, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

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

Anne Frank and Other Hidden Children of the Holocaust

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  • Fri, Jun 12, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Jun 16, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

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

The Role of the German Legal Profession in the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Jun 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Emancipation Day (Juneteenth) (Office Closed)

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

THGC Non-Profit Grant Summer Cycle Closes

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

Operation Barbarossa and the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Jun 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  WebEx

Teaching the Holocaust: Strategies, Activities, and Resources for the Classroom

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  • Tue, Jun 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Jun 23, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

History Highlights: The Armenian Genocide

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  • Tue, Jun 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Power of Music: A Jewish Rebellion

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  • Wed, Jun 24, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

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

The Modern Human Rights Movement

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  • Thu, Jun 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources: Destroyed Communities Database and Oral Histories

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  • Tue, Jun 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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

American Trailblazers Who Fought Persecution at Home and Abroad

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  • Wed, Jul 1, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Creating Context for Teaching Night

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  • Wed, Jul 1, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Genocides of the 20th Century

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  • Thu, Jul 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Independence Day

  • Sat, Jul 4 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

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