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Damned and Determined: Immigration and Refugees during the Holocaust

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), in cooperation with the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange), invites you to attend a one-day professional development workshop being held at Brookdale Community College on Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Focused on contextualizing the voyage of the St. Louis within the larger conversation of global refugees and immigrants during the Holocaust, the workshop is open to middle school and high school educators and includes the opportunity to meet Eva Wiener, a survivor of the St. Louis, and hear her testimony of the voyage. Educators will participate in sessions and receive books and resources from the USHMM and Chhange for teaching the history of immigration and refugees of World War II and today. There will also be the opportunity to tour Journeys Beyond Genocide: The Human Experience, Chhange’s core exhibit created to preserve and share the life stories of local Holocaust and genocide survivors with future generations.

The cost to attend is $25. Contact Nicole Rizzuto at 732-224-2616 or nicole.rizzuto@chhange.org for more information. Visit chhange.org to register.

Five hours of professional development, breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Details

Date:
October 24
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://chhange.org/

Organizer

Nicole Rizzuto
Phone:
732-224-1889
Email:
nicole.rizzoto@chhange.org
Website:
http:/chhange.org

Venue

Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738
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Phone:
(732) 224-2345
Website:
https://www.brookdalecc.edu