Picture of displays in the FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education

Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education

Mission Statement

The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education was established to prepare school district professionals and support staff to implement Florida Statue 10003:42: Required Instruction of the Holocaust, by providing professional learning opportunities. The Center provides direct services to educators in Southeastern Florida by teaching the history of the Holocaust to combat prejudice, hatred and indifference; to apply the lessons of the Holocaust to understand the consequences of prejudice and bigotry; to identify behaviors that discriminate against people; to know when and how we on behalf of others whether we know them or not; and to become active citizens who are able to uphold the dignity of all people. 

Summer Institute for Educators

The Holocaust Through the Experiences of Children - 

To Be Rescheduled for 2020-21

CHHRE Educators Summer Institute 2020

Professional Learning Opportunity for Educators using sound instructional practices, educational strategies, and historical content, on how to teach not only the history but also the means to make changes, through the lens of the Holocaust. Educators in grades 5-12, in all subject area and disciplines, are encouraged to apply. For any inquiries, email Linda Medvin at lmedvin@fau.edu