Finding Our Voices: Breaking the Silence of Domestic Abuse

Michael Klahr Center 46 University Drive, Augusta

Join artist Patrisha McLean and the Holocaust Human Rights Center for the exhibit opening of Finding Our Voices: Breaking the Silence of Domestic Abuse, featuring the powerful stories of women who survived domestic violence and now work to inspire other women, destigmatize and break the stereotypes of domestic violence survivors, hold abusers accountable, and engage in…

HHRC Yom Hashoa Commemoration with Special Guest Gerda Haas (via Zoom)

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Join us this Sunday evening, April 19 at 7 pm with special guest Gerda Haas to commemorate Yom HaShoah, to honor the lives lost in the Holocaust and to reflect on the history of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine over the last thirty-five years. Although we can’t be together in the same place, we can join online for a special program of remembrance and inspiration. You won’t want to miss this.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Program for Maine Students

Join the education team of the Holocaust and Human RIghts Center of Maine for a one-hour virtual presentation of Decision Making in Times of Injustice to honor the victims of the Holocaust on Tuesday, April 21 at noon.   Tuesday, April 21 is Holocaust Remembrance Day, also known as Yom HaShoah. As we confront the challenges…

Virtual Workshop for Students: Racism Is a Virus Too

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Did you miss the webinar? Please visit this page to see a recording of the webinar: https://hhrcmaine.org/education/webinar-racism-is-a-virus-too-recorded-june-2-2020/ Bias is much more complex than the idea that something is simply “good” or “bad.” It’s a natural occurrence and takes into account our experiences and our preferences. We are wired to make assumptions and shortcuts in order…

Virtual Panel: Racism Is A Virus Too

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Live Stream of Racism Is A Virus Too Panel Discussion   In the wake of the recent and tragic death of George Floyd of Minneapolis, Minnesota, the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Black and Brown communities, the rise in anti-Asian hate and prejudice and increasing anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of…

Teacher Seminar: Unpacking the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards

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Description This interactive, virtual professional development will introduce participants to the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards. After exploring available resources, participants will leave with an understanding of how to authentically incorporate the social justice standards into their daily practice. Objective: Participants will deepen their understanding of the social justice standards as a way to create…

Teacher Seminar: Speak Up at School: How to Responde to Everyday Prejudice, Bias and Stereotypes

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Description When educators or students witness instances of bias and injustice, they often don’t know what to do. This interactive, virtual professional development will introduce participants to Teaching Tolerance strategies that educators and students can use to speak up instead of remain silent. ● Objective: Participants will learn how to use the four speak up strategies to…