Educational Institutions

Holocaust Center for Humanity

  • Seattle, WA
  • http://www.holocaustcenterseattle.org/

Mission Statement

The Holocaust Center's mission is to inspire teaching and learning for humanity in the schools and communities of the Pacific Northwest through study of the Holocaust and genocide.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Teaching Trunks
  3. Speakers Bureau
Service Areas

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Washington

The Holocaust Center for Humanity trains and assists teachers in the schools throughout the Pacific Northwest who want to introduce Holocaust and genocide studies into their curricula. This includes the provision of training, programs, and materials to grade levels K-12, institutions of higher education and community groups throughout Washington State and the Pacific Northwest. In October 2015, we opened a museum exhibit which receives visitors to the Seattle area.

ruling year

1994

Baral Family Executive Director

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Mrs. Dee Simon

Keywords

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holocaust, washington state, education, k-12, tolerance, diversity

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EIN

91-1464233

 Number

3788320723

Also Known As

WSHERC

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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We train and assist teachers in the public and private schools of the Pacific Northwest who want to introduce Holocaust and genocide studies into their curricula. The Center provides educational materials to grade levels K-12, institutions of higher education and community groups. 

 

Programs include:

Holocaust Teaching Trunks

Classroom sets of books

Traveling exhibits

Speakers Bureau of survivors, liberators and continuing generations

Teacher seminars

Lending library of books and DVDs

Community programs

Online resources at www.wsherc.org

Monthly E-newsletter, blog and facebook page

Artifacts collection

Jacob Friedman Writing and Art Contest

 

Teacher, Alternative School #1, Seattle

“When we study the Holocaust in my classroom, we learn about prejudice, bullying and intolerance in action.  My students come away with an understanding that they have a responsibility for the rest of their lives!”

Programs

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Program 1

WSHERC provides the following resources and services to educators, students, academics, authors, and public and private organizations: Educational programs and curricula for educators; Traveling Speakers Bureau of Holocaust Survivors; Permanent and traveling artifacts exhibits; Free lending library of books, videos and CDs; Public exhibits and programs in collaboration with local museums and other institutions; Quarterly newsletter with a local focus on Holocaust issues and resources.

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Program 2

Teaching Trunks

19 sets of grade-specific resources for teachers.

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Program 3

Speakers Bureau

Survivors, liberators, and their descendants share personal stories of the Holocaust.

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Service Areas

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Washington

The Holocaust Center for Humanity trains and assists teachers in the schools throughout the Pacific Northwest who want to introduce Holocaust and genocide studies into their curricula. This includes the provision of training, programs, and materials to grade levels K-12, institutions of higher education and community groups throughout Washington State and the Pacific Northwest. In October 2015, we opened a museum exhibit which receives visitors to the Seattle area.

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HOLOCAUST CENTER FOR HUMANITY
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Holocaust Center for Humanity

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Baral Family Executive Director

Mrs. Dee Simon

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

David Alhadeff

Goldman Sachs

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