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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 Caitlin Burke.
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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Caitlin Burke

Communications Manager

469-399-5214
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Public Statements View Allchevron_right

Statement on Attacks and Antisemitic Acts on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27, 2023

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, designated by the United Nations as a worldwide day of Holocaust remembrance, marks the day in 1945 when Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest death camp run by the Nazis, was liberated. This day commemorates the horrors of the Holocaust and reminds us of the six million Jews who were murdered and the millions of others who were persecuted and tormented by the Nazis and their collaborators.

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Joint Statement on the Decision by the Carroll ISD Board

December 19, 2022

Last week’s decision by the Carroll ISD Board of Trustees to remove “religion”, “sexual orientation” and “gender” from its existing non-discrimination statement is a clear rollback of protections for students.

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Statement on the Historical Significance and the Hateful Message Behind the Swastika

December 2, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is outraged by the rising use of antisemitic language and iconography by high-profile figures, including Ye’s (formerly known as Kanye West) recent tweet of the Star of David overlaid with a swastika. While we are concerned that hate speech is increasing rapidly under Twitter’s new policies, we commend Twitter for taking immediate action and suspending Ye’s account.

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Statement on Shooting at an LGBTQ+ Nightclub

November 21, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is deeply saddened by the deadly shooting in Colorado Springs at Club Q, an LGBTQ+ nightclub.

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Press Releases View Allchevron_right

After 77 Years in Private Possession, Never-Before-Seen Personal Diaries of Robert G. Storey, Executive Counsel at the Nuremberg Trials, Go on Public Display at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

November 15, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of Robert G. Storey’s two personal diaries, given to the Museum by family members of Mr. Storey on the 77th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg Trials.

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Special Exhibition on the Stonewall Riots and Pivotal Moments in LGBTQ History Coming in January to the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

October 4, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is pleased to announce a new special exhibition, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement,” presented by Texas Instruments, opening to the public on January 25, 2023.

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Texas Instruments Foundation Awards $300,000 Grant to Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum to Fulfill Its Mission for Years to Come

August 17, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is pleased to announce a $300,000 grant from the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation has been awarded to the Museum that will provide crucial operating support in the coming years. The three-year grant will ensure the Museum is able to fulfill 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 Opens Special Exhibition on the Recovered Diary of Rywka Lipszyc, a 14-Year-Old Girl Who Experienced Life in the Łódź Ghetto and Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp

July 6, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is pleased to announce a new exhibition, “The Girl in the Diary: Searching for Rywka from the Łódź Ghetto,” honoring the life of Rywka Lipszyc, a teenage Polish victim of the Holocaust who documented her life in the Łódź Ghetto between October 1943 and April 1944.

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Recent News View Allchevron_right

Xinhua English News mentions the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in an article on comfort women

August 17, 2022

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CW33 lists the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as one of the best nonprofits to volunteer at in Dallas

August 17, 2022

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NBC DFW features an article on Texas Instruments Foundation’s $300,000 grant to the Museum

August 17, 2022

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An article in News is Out includes an event at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for Archives for ALL, Y’all!

August 16, 2022

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