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. 

The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education is a member of the Association of Holocaust Organizations and the Florida Department of Education Commissioner's Task Force on Holocaust Education.


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A project by Drs. Opalinski and Liehr of Nursing, Dr. Stein of Anthropology and community partners have been chosen for the National Academy of Medicine “Visualize Health Equity” nationwide community art project.

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The Annual Educator Appreciation Dinner was held on 24 January 2018 with the gracious support of the Gutterman Family and generously sponsored by Polen Capitol.

 Last Modified 9/4/18