HHRC Press Releases and Statements

Press Release: HHRC Backs Holocaust Education in Maine Schools

By HHRC | May 20, 2021

AUGUSTA – The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine (HHRC) today announced that it is supporting two bills in the Maine legislature that will require Holocaust education in Maine schools. The filing of the bills followed the release of surveys in 2020 that found a widespread lack of knowledge of the Holocaust among Maine students.

HHRC Statement Condemning Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia, Standing in Solidarity With Asian American Community

By HHRC | March 24, 2021

http://giejbo.pl/1736-dtpl82893-portal-randkowy-radia-parada.html Educating and encouraging individuals and communities to reflect and act upon their moral responsibilities to confront prejudice, intolerance and discrimination is at the very core of the HHRC’s work. Our educators are engaging with teachers, organizations, and communities all across Maine to spread awareness about the importance of taking a stand against hate and prejudice.

Press Release: HHRC Names Tam Huynh as Executive Director

By HHRC | March 11, 2021

buy generic cenforce online March 11, 2021 Marpheen Chann (207) 245-2173   HHRC Names Tam Huynh as  Executive Director AUGUSTA – The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine (HHRC) is pleased to announce…

Press Release: HHRC Congratulates Executive Director Shenna Bellows on Election as Maine’s First Female Secretary of State

By HHRC | December 2, 2020

Romano di Lombardia Since joining the HHRC in 2018, Shenna Bellows presided over a period of growth and transition for the HHRC.

HHRC News: Rep. Rachel Talbot Ross is the 2020 Recipient of HHRC’s Gerda Haas Award

By HHRC | November 5, 2020

Augusta –  The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine is pleased to announce that Rep. Rachel Talbot Ross is the 2020 winner of the Gerda Haas Award for Excellence…

Statement: New Survey Highlights Need for More Holocaust Education in Maine

By HHRC | September 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2020 CONTACT Shenna Bellows (207) 776-5404 shenna@hhrcmaine.org New Survey Highlights Need for More Holocaust Education in Maine AUGUSTA – A new survey released today by…

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…