HHRC In The News

ABC 7: Mills signs bill to incorporate new educational studies

By HHRC | June 29, 2021

buy generic Rizatriptan Heidi Omlor is a social studies teacher at Ellsworth High School. “Unfortunately with things like African American history and the Holocaust and other genocides,” she said. “These are things that…

Penbay Pilot: Online history talk with Erica Nadelhaft: unarmed resistance of the Nazi oppression

By HHRC | June 25, 2021

buy Pregabalin 300 mg online The Rockland Public Library presents Erica Nadelhaft, Thursday, July 8, at 6:30 p.m., calling in via Zoom. This event is free and open to all. Jewish resistance to Nazi oppression…

BDN Editorial: ‘There is no comparison to the Holocaust.’ So politicians should stop making them.

By HHRC | June 16, 2021

nao quero namorar por status If there is good news in the recent survey, it is that Maine was among the top four states in terms of knowledge about the Holocaust. The Holocaust and Human Rights Center, in…

Maine Public: Understanding Labels: The Terms We Use to Describe Groups of People & How These Evolve To Reflect Societal Values

By HHRC | April 21, 2021

Karlshorst The labels and terms we use to describe groups of people are ever evolving. While this is intended to more accurately describe people’s identities, it can be confusing, especially in…

WMTW: Holocaust center finding new ways to help Mainers “Never Forget”

By HHRC | January 27, 2021

Wednesday marked Holocaust Remembrance Day in Maine and around the world. The Holocaust and Human Rights Center in Augusta is now offering online tools and resources to help make sure…

News Center Maine: Survey finds lack of Holocaust knowledge among young Americans

By HHRC | January 21, 2021

One of the organizations in the state that is trying to address the increased lack of knowledge on the Holocaust and other genocides is the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of…

Maine Public: Survey: Younger Mainers Lack Basic Knowledge About The Holocaust

By HHRC | September 16, 2020

Shenna Bellows, the executive director of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, says that while she was glad to see that a large majority of people felt that it…

The Free Press: Who Will Claim This Sign?

By HHRC | September 16, 2020

Early last month someone spray-painted a red swastika on a hand-painted Black Lives Matter sign in front of Louisa Carl’s home on Poors Mill Road in Waldo. Carl’s two sons…

WMTW: ‘Vision 2020’ projects aim to honor Black and Brown Mainers

By Marpheen Chann | August 5, 2020

Their intent is to share, what they call, a ‘complete’ and ‘truthful’ history of Maine to ensure, as they put it, “the vision of Maine’s history and future is 2020.”

Click here for more information or to nominate someone:https://hhrcmaine.org/vision2020/

Maine Public: Racial Justice: Maine Joins The Nation in Protesting Racial Injustice And Police Brutality

By HHRC | June 3, 2020

The death of George Floyd and other similar cases of racial injustice and police brutality have prompted outrage and protests across the country and in Maine. We talk with community…