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US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Wexner Center, Second Floor
Washington, DC 20024

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From Memory to Action:
Meeting the Challenge of Genocide
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US Holocaust Memorial Museum

This presentation explores three genocides that have occurred since the Holocaust: in Rwanda (1994), in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1995), and in the Darfur region of Sudan (2003 to its peak in 2005). Visitors are encouraged to leave a pledge of personal action against genocide and join the Museum’s e-community engaged in its efforts to prevent genocide.

Major funding was provided by Howard and Mindy Unger and Family, with additional support from Tom and Andi Bernstein, the Brodie Price Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of  San Diego, The Price Family, In Memory of Curt C. & Else Silberman, and the Hannah and Paul Burstein Fund.

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