Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education
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.
2019 Outstanding Holocaust Educator Awards Sponsored by the Gutterman Family Fund of the FAU center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education
Educator Field Study to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C Times TBA | Friday, January 31- February 1 Selected educators receive intensive training on Holocaust education, while exploring one of the most respected museums and Holocaust education centers in the world. The trip is open to all educators in grades 5-12 from Palm Beach, Broward, St Lucie, Glades, Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee counties.
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.