Students From Westchester, Across the U.S. and Canada Participate in Annual HHREC Student Contest to Promote Genocide Awareness

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) recently held their annual Genocide Awareness Student Contest in commemoration of April as Genocide Awareness and Prevention month. HHREC invited students to create an original project in visual arts, poetry, music, or other media of artistic expression that commemorates an aspect of a genocide which occurred in…

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HHREC and Sunnyside Federal Partner on Grant Program to Support Teaching About the Holocaust, Human Rights and Racism

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) has developed a partnership with Sunnyside Federal of Irvington, New York to offer the Sunnyside Federal Grant Program for Teachers, to assist them in teaching about the Holocaust and related topics including human rights, antisemitism, discrimination, racism, and genocide. The goal for this program is to enrich…

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HHREC and Westchester Jewish Council to Host Countywide Yom Hashoah Commemoration April 18th at Garden of Remembrance in White Plains  

HHREC and Westchester Jewish Council to Host Countywide Yom Hashoah Commemoration April 18th at Garden of Remembrance in White Plains   The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) and Westchester Jewish Council (WJC) will host the annual Countywide Yom Hashoah Commemoration Keeping the Memory Alive on Tuesday, April 18th from 12 to 1pm at…

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Over 350 Students From 31 Schools Attend 21st Annual Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center High School Institute at Iona University

Over 350 students and teachers from 31 schools in Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange and Suffolk Counties attended the 21st Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) High School Institute event on March 15th at Iona University in New Rochelle, New York. The program began with welcoming remarks by HHREC Executive Director Millie Jasper and Dr.…

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HHREC Promotes Education Program to Combat Rising Hate Crimes in Schools

Press Release Contact: Millie Jasper Executive Director, Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center mjasper@hhrecny.org Tel 914.696.0738 HHREC Promotes Education to Combat Rising Hate Crimes in Schools February 3, 2023– Incidents of hate crimes continue to cause concern in cities and towns across the country, and a rising number of these have been occurring in the greater…

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