HHRC Press Releases and Statements

Press Release: HHRC to Host Panel on Racism and Anti-Semitism Featuring State Rep. Rachel Talbot Ross

By HHRC | June 5, 2020

AUGUSTA – The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine (HHRC) is hosting a panel discussion on racism to discuss racial disparities highlighted by Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter protests in…

HHRC Launches Bicentennial Vision 2020 Project, Calls for Nominations of Current and Past Black and Brown Heroes in Maine

By HHRC | June 3, 2020

AUGUSTA — Members of the public are invited to submit their ideas for Maine’s black and brown heroes over the last 200 years in an exciting new project, Vision 2020, launched…

HHRC Awards Lawrence Alan Spiegel scholarship to Hermon HS Senior Neily Raymond

By HHRC | May 28, 2020

This year’s winner of the Lawrence Alan Spiegel Scholarship is Hermon High School Valedictorian Neily Raymond. Neily serves as Editor for both Key Club and Student Council. She is heavily involved in performing arts, participating in the Hermon Theatre program and Chamber Choir. In addition, she is a member of National Honor Society, the Mu Alpha Theta mathematics honor society, and is a three-star thespian in International Thespian Society. She has been named one of two 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars for the state of Maine. Neily will attend the University of Maine in the fall, where she plans to double major in English and Music.

Press Release: HHRC Celebrates 35th Anniversary

By HHRC | April 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2020 CONTACTS: Shenna Bellows, Executive Director shenna@hhrcmaine.org (207) 776-5404 Marpheen Chann, Development & Communications Associate marpheen@hhrcmaine.org (207) 245-2173 The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of…

HHRC Statement: Ending Violence Requires Confronting White Supremacy

By HHRC | August 7, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine: Ending Violence Requires Confronting White Supremacy

HHRC Statement On Neo-Nazi Signs On Bates Campus

By HHRC | March 20, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HHRC Statement On Neo-Nazi Signs On Bates Campus

HHRC Statement On New Zealand Mosque Shootings

By HHRC | March 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HHRC Executive Director Shenna Bellows calls for renewed commitment to resisting intolerance, prejudice, and discrimination