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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:

Survivors: A New Play
Noon, Wednesday, April 24
Theatre, Robin and Tim Wentworth Arts Buidling (Bldg. 4)
Talk with the cast following the performance.

29th annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Reflecting on the Past to
Protect the Future
9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Thursday, April 25
Flynn Campus Center Atrium
MCC's Brighton Campus
Parking available in Lot N

* Opening Ceremony
* Candle Lighting
* Calling of Survivor Names
* I Told You, Now You Tell the World Photographic Exhibit
* Local Holocaust Survivor Testimonies at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. in the Forum (3-130)



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!

  • 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