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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Preventing Genocide

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Crystal Community Center
4800 Douglas Dr, Rooms A and B
Crystal, MN , 55429


Program about the Holocaust and other genocides.

Minnesota is one of four states in the country that has designated April as “Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.”   Along with California, Texas, and New Hampshire, people in these states are urged to learn about genocides that have happened in the past, atrocities that are happening today, and steps to prevent violence. 

Six genocides have their official dates of memorialization in April:  the Holocaust, the genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, Darfur, and the genocide of the Armenians. 


The event is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary.

1.5 educator clock hours

  • $35 for 2 standard CLEs (pending)
  • $35 for 2 POST credits (pending).  

About the speaker

Dr. Ellen Kennedy, Executive Director of World Without Genocide at William Mitchell College of Law, will speak about the causes and consequences of genocide, efforts towards justice, and steps the public can take toward genocide prevention.

About World Without Genocide

World Without Genocide at William Mitchell College of Law promotes education and action to protect innocent people, prevent genocide, prosecute perpetrators, and remember those affected by genocide. 

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The Human Rights Commissions of Crystal, New Hope, Golden Valley, and Robbinsdale will host a program about the Holocaust and other genocides. 


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