Holocaust, Genocide, and
Human Rights Project

Students set up "Flags We Bear" display.

Educate, Commemorate, Advocate

Established in 1990, the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project is MCC's unique organization for telling the stories of the Holocaust and other genocides while transforming individuals to become advocates for human rights. Upcoming events include:

Film & Discussion: Hotel Rwanda
Brighton Campus: Tuesday, February 26, 5:30 p.m.
Flynn Campus Center, Forum

Downtown Campus: Wednesday, February 27, 2:30 p.m.
High Falls B
Both events are free and open to the public.

Rwandan Genocide
25th Anniversary Art Exhibit

Thursday, February 28 through
Monday, March 11
Mercer Gallery, Bldg. 12, Brighton Campus

Exhibit Opening with Student Artists and SUNY Buffalo Professor Andrew Kahn
Thursday, February 28, 2019 
5-7 p.m
Free and open to the public.



Project Meetings

HGHRP meetings are held on Tuesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the Flynn Campus Center Brighton Room (3-217). MCC students and community members are welcome to attend and take action to educate, commemorate, and advocate!

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide. Educational and commemorative events are planned during the Spring 2019 semester to learn from this tragedy and to remember the 500,000 to 1 million people who were murdered in 100 days. Watch The Rwandan Genocide video to learn more. 

HGHRP Responds to Massacre at Tree of Life Synagogue
Read the statement

HGHRP Student Leaders Respond to Hate Speech
Read the statement

HGHRP Leaders Urge Action to Preserve U.S. Office that Monitors Anti-Semitism
Read the joint statement

HGHRP, Scholars Respond to Surge in Hate Crimes
Read the joint statement.




Contact Information

Monroe Community College
ATTN: Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project
1000 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14623

Phone: (585) 292-3321
Fax: (585) 292-3832

HGHRP logo-a dove inside a six-pointed star


link to HGHRP Facebook page