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Your membership to the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center is vital in supporting our mission. By joining today, you're contributing funds to further our important work.

To learn more about member benefits feel free to email Carly Adamsky @cadamsky@hhrecny.org.

Download a pdf of our membership brochure HERE

Annual Membership Levels:

Student (free)   All Student members will have access to our library and educational resources for any academic research they may need 

Teacher Membership ($18)    Access to our library, educational and academic resources, priority seating to all lectures and community events, access for one at member only events plus recognition in our annual report. 

Individual Membership ($50)    Access to our library, educational and academic resources, priority seating to all lectures and community events, access for one to member only events plus recognition in our annual report 

Household Membership ($100)     All benefits of the Individual Membership plus access for two people to member only events

Benefactor Membership ($360)     All benefits of the Household Membership plus access for four people to member only events

Supporter Circle ($1,000)     All benefits of the Benefactor Membership plus access for six people to member only events

Legacy Circle ($1,800)     All benefits of the Supporter Circle plus an invitation to attend our Human Rights Institutes for Middle and High School Student Leaders

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Corporate Membership ($360)   

Our Mission

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center is a not-for-profit organization serving Westchester County and surrounding areas. Our mission is to enhance the teaching and learning of the lessons of the Holocaust to support the right of people to be treated with dignity and respect.

The Center helps schools fulfill the New York State mandate that the Holocaust and other human rights abuses be included in their curriculum. With the help of private individuals, foundations and occasional grants, the Center not only developed the curriculum, but also continues to fund the professional training of educators.

To date, the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center has brought the lessons of the Holocaust, genocide and human rights crimes to more than 1,800 teachers during the past two decades, through its professional development courses.

Since 1994, about 100,000 high school and middle school students have been taught the Holocaust, many of whom have had the chance to experience history through the eyes of a survivor or liberator from our Speakers Bureau.

Teaching the lessons of the Holocaust through Human Rights and Dignity

Educating the Public

  • Distinguished Lecturers Series presenting leading authors and scholars
  • Lessons from the Holocaust Expressed In Art, Music and Literature programs
  • Speakers Bureau sends survivors and liberators for speaking engagements
  • Commemoration events including Yom Hashoah (Day of Remembrance) and Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)
  • Screenings of the film,“Testimony of the Human Spirit” produced by HHREC, narrated by Eli Wallach
  • Garden of Remembrance living memorial to those who perished

Educating Students

  • Human Rights Institute for High School Student Leaders
  • Upstanders Week
  • Speakers Bureau event programs for individual schools and school districts
  • Human Rights Intervention programming for schools with issues of bias and hate

Educating Educators

  • Professional development courses for teaching the Holocaust Curriculum
  • Facilitator training for Human Rights Institute for High School Leaders
  • Annual Educators Trip to study Holocaust History
  • World human rights education programs