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May 2019

HHRC Annual Meeting on May 30

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Woodlands, 39 Woods Rd
Falmouth, Maine 04105 United States
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$50 – $5000

Please save the date for the HHRC’s 2019 AnnualMeeting, Thursday, May 30 from 6 to 8 pm at The Woodlands in Falmouth! This year, we are…

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July 2019

The Holocaust and Human Behavior: A Facing History and Ourselves Program

July 9 - July 10
Michael Klahr Center, 46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
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$150

In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement

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Yearning to Breathe Free: The Immigrant Experience in Maine

July 17 - July 19
Michael Klahr Center, 46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
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$125

HHRC’s Yearning to Breathe Free: The Immigrant Experience in Maine is inspired by the popularity of HHRC’s 2016 exhibit and the educational outreach program of the same name, this program will focus on specific aspects of Maine’s history of immigration, and provide firsthand accounts of immigration today.

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Teaching Tolerance (Day 1): Social Justice Teaching 101 (For all K-12 Teachers)

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Michael Klahr Center, 46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
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Free 28 spots left

For the first time, the HHRC is proud to present workshops led by facilitators from Teaching Tolerance, the educational arm of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Participants will explore practical strategies for accomplishing academic and social-emotional goals side by side. They will discuss learning conditions that honor all identities and reflect diversity, equity and justice.

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August 2019

Teaching Tolerance (Day 2): Teaching Tolerance Curriculum (ELA/Social Studies/History Teachers Only)

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Michael Klahr Center, 46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
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Free 46 spots left

Free Workshop Open to Current or pre-service K-12 ELA/English and Social Studies/History teachers only Includes 6.5 contact hours for recertification (RSVP below and fill out…

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Slavery in Maine

August 7 - August 8
Michael Klahr Center, 46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
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$100

For the first time the HHRC will present a program focusing on the facts, the effects, and legacy of slavery in Maine. Many people think that slavery is the “peculiar southern tradition” of the pre-Emancipation Proclamation days, but they are wrong. Slavery existed in Maine since the time of the first white settlers, and the profits from slavery helped to build several coastal communities.

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