On Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day and Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day 2017, the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect announced its landmark program to institute required education on genocide awareness and prevention in public schools across all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect condemned the actions of President Trump’s executive order to ban immigrants and refugees from predominantly Muslim countries, as well as his plans to build a wall along the border with Mexico, in a pointed and fearless statement that was picked up by national media, including The Washington Post and TIME.
When President Trump compared our national intelligence community to Nazi Germany, the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect was quick to correct this egregious falsehood. The New York Times, CNN, The Los Angeles Times and others report.
Over six million Jews were killed in the Holocaust, yet President Trump’s statement marking the somber occasion made no mention of this community, in a frightening echo of Holocaust deniers. Coverage by The Washington Post, The Guardian, JTA and others.
With plans for dramatic national growth, the newly named Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect expands its mission and programs, and welcomes a celebrated civil rights activist as its new head. Stories from the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, The Times of Israel, Chronicle of Philanthropy and others.