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Our mission is to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.

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For media or press inquiries only, please contact Jessica Whitt-Garner or Janet.
For non-press related inquiries, please use our general contact page.

Jessica Whitt-Garner

Chief Advancement and External Affairs Officer

469-399-5205
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Janet Hitt

Marketing Manager

469-399-5214
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Final Commemoration of Our Permanent Exhibition, “One Day in the Holocaust: April 19, 1943.”

April 19, 2019

Friday, April 19 will be a bittersweet day for the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance. On this day, the Museum will celebrate the final anniversary of its permanent exhibition “One Day in the Holocaust: April 19, 1943” by providing free admission and the opportunity to hear testimony from a local Holocaust Survivor.

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Public Statements View Allchevron_right

Statement on the Human Rights Violations in Afghanistan

August 16, 2021

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is extremely concerned by the human rights violations occurring in Afghanistan as the Taliban consolidates its control of the country while the United States and other NATO countries withdraw their forces. The unfolding tragedy is reminiscent of the lead up to the Rwandan genocide, when the warning signs were present, but the world turned a blind eye. We must learn from history and respond when we see indicators of potential genocide.

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Statement on Holocaust Memorial Exhibition in UAE

June 26, 2021

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is excited to share that a Holocaust memorial exhibition has opened in the United Arab Emirates. The first of its kind, the “We Remember” exhibition at the Crossroads of Civilizations Museum in Dubai features first-hand testimonies of Holocaust Survivors.

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Statement on the Anti-Muslim Hate Crime in Canada

June 10, 2021

We express our sadness and horror over the brutal attack on a Muslim family in Canada last weekend. The family, on foot and waiting to cross the street in London, Ontario, was deliberately hit by a vehicle. Four members of the family, ranging in age from 15 to 74, were killed and a 9-year-old boy has been hospitalized in serious condition. It is clear to Canadian authorities that this was a hate crime because the family was targeted for their religion.

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Important Joint Statement on the Vandalism at the Florida Holocaust Museum

June 3, 2021

We unequivocally condemn the cowardly and despicable act of vandalism at The Florida Holocaust Museum on May 27. The abhorrent graffiti and hateful rhetoric, that defaced the museum is an act of antisemitism, hatred and violence targeting Jews.

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Press Releases View Allchevron_right

DALLAS HOLOCAUST AND HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUM AWARDED INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES GRANT

August 25, 2021

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum has been awarded a prestigious Collections Stewardship and Access Grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Welcomes Jessica Whitt Garner as New Chief Advancement and External Affairs Officer

August 20, 2021

Dallas non-profit executive Jessica Whitt Garner is the new Chief Advancement and External Affairs Officer at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum. Garner replaces Kerri Cleghorn Lai, who led DHHRM’s advancement team for more than six years.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Welcomes Nine New Appointments to Board of Directors

January 27, 2021

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (Museum) is pleased to announce the appointment of nine newly elected members to the Museum’s Board of Directors for 2021 and a new Board Chair. These additions will bring diverse points of view and professional expertise to aid the Museum and further its mission to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Introduces Virtual Field Trips for Schools

November 30, 2020

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (DHHRM) is dedicated to teaching the history of the Holocaust and advancing human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference. During the pandemic, the Museum shifted to virtual programming, most recently introducing virtual field trips and education programs.

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Recent News View Allchevron_right

The Dallas Morning News quotes Museum President and CEO Mary Pat Higgins in an article on Texas’ new gun law

September 1, 2021

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Fort Worth Business press lists the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum’s History Highlights program on the power of voice in the events section of its website

August 30, 2021

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The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is mentioned in the obituary of Michelle Glauben

August 29, 2021

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Texas Jewish Post mentions the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in an article on Carol and Steve Aaron

August 26, 2021

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