Tours and workshops


Genocide Education: Promoting Peace, Raising Awareness

Professional Development Seminar

April 23, 2013



You are cordially invited to attend a professional development seminar where we will discuss effective approaches, practices and strategies for teaching about genocide awareness and genocide prevention. The seminar will explore the contexts in which intolerance and xenophobia lead to the violation of human rights, mass atrocities and ultimately genocide. The target audience is teachers for grades 7-12. Please join us for a one-day session conducted by experienced scholars and educators featuring interactive sessions, workshops and multimedia presentations.

Time and Location:

The seminar will take place on April 23 from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Bloomfield School District, 155 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ. Lunch will be provided. The fee for the seminar is $75 per participant, which includes lunch and all the materials handed out. Please note that the space is limited. To register online, please visit . For more information about the seminar, please contact the Bloomfield School District and visit: , ,


The seminar is organized by the Bloomfield School District in cooperation with the Museum of Human Rights, Freedom and Tolerance (MHRFT) and the Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR) of The Rutgers University-UNESCO Chair for Genocide Prevention and the Center for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation at Bergen Community College. The seminar is conducted during April, Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.

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