Upcoming Events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and state guidelines on gatherings, all Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center events for April & May have been cancelled.



Navigating the New Holocaust & Genocide Education Bill: Bringing History, Awareness & Understanding into the Classroom – Thursday, August 20, 2020 – 8:00am to 3:00pm

In June 2016, Governor Raimondo signed a historic & significant piece of legislation into law requiring Holocaust and Genocide Education in Rhode Island’s middle & high schools. Since the bill became law in September of 2017, 3 organizations – the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center, the Genocide Education Project, & the Rhode Island Holocaust and Genocide Education Coalition – have been working tirelessly to create curriculum which is now available on RIDE’s website and reach out to administrators across the state to advocate for this necessary education.

This coming August 20, 2020, at Rhode Island College from 8 AM to 3 PM, through a collaborative effort by all three organizations, we are presenting our first professional development conference on Holocaust & Genocide education. The workshops will cover all areas of modern genocides, including the Armenian Genocide, the Holocaust, & the Cambodian Genocide among others. Six PLUs are available and we ask educators across the state to SAVE THE DATE and will send out further information as it becomes available.

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS – If you are a Holocaust/Genocide educator and would like to submit a proposal for a workshop, please contact Paula Olivieri at ​paula@bornsteinholocaustcenter.org​. Guidelines for proposals will also be forthcoming. The deadline for workshop proposal submission will be February 15th.


Our programs are free and open to the public except as otherwise noted.

For more information call the Center at 401.453.7860.





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