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

Who To Contact

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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Public Statements View Allchevron_right

Statement on Recent Antisemitic Acts in Texas

November 4, 2021

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum calls for an immediate end to the antisemitic actions taking place across our state, most recently in Austin and San Antonio, where neo-Nazis publicly threatened Jews, and the outer wall of a synagogue was set on fire, likely by arson.

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Important Statement from the President and CEO and the Board Chair

October 15, 2021

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is appalled to learn that a Carroll Independent School District Administrator advised teachers last week to offer books with an “opposing view” on the Holocaust if they have a Holocaust-related book in their classroom.

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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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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Becomes First in Dallas to Join Museums for All, Announces Access Program for Low-Income Families

September 29, 2021

Today, the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. Museums for All is part of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum’s broad commitment to seek, include, and welcome all audiences.

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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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Recent News View Allchevron_right

PaperCity Magazine mentions the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in an article on the Westin in Downtown Dallas

September 30, 2021

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The Texas Jewish Post features an article on Tycher Library’s 15th annual Fall Read, a partner program with the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

September 29, 2021

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The Dallas Morning News references the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in an article on Dallas Video Festival

September 29, 2021

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Focus Daily News mentions the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in an article on the 34th Dallas VideoFest

September 27, 2021

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