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Education Programs & Trainings

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center offers a variety of programs for students, educators, and other professionals, designed to encourage continuing education and development.

Courageous Conversations: Confronting Antisemitism

Join Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center for an interactive workshop designed for participants from all backgrounds and levels of knowledge on the topic. Through videos, images, and discussions, participants will learn about the diversity of Jewish identities and the variety of forms antisemitism has taken, both historically and contemporary. 

Student Leadership Days

In a full-day session that includes guest speakers, group activities, presentations, and discussions about perspectives other than their own, our Student Leadership Day program allows participants to engage with diverse peer groups, increasing their self-efficacy and learning potential. Students return to their communities equipped with greater acceptance and understanding, and tools to stand up against injustice and bigotry.

College Leadership Summit

The College Leadership Summit is a free program designed to engage college students in critical reflection on social justice, human rights, and inclusion. Students will participate in compelling virtual sessions, hear from inspirational speakers who have made a difference in their communities, and connect with like-minded peers. Participants will leave with tools and knowledge about how to organize for change at the grassroots level and how to fight injustice in their own communities, as well as nationally and globally.

Teacher Professional Development

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center offers a variety of professional development programs designed for educators of all grades, including on-site, full-day, evening, and virtual training for elementary, middle, high school, and college/university teachers, as well as administrators.

Summer Institute for Educators

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s Summer Institute program is a full-day workshop featuring multi-media presentations, guest speakers, and more, drawing interdisciplinary connections that align with state and national standards.

Brill Law Enforcement Action in Democracy Training

The Brill Law Enforcement Action in Democracy (LEAD) training provides Chicago Police recruits and newly promoted Sergeants and Lieutenants, Cook County Sheriff and Correctional Department recruits, and suburban law enforcement with the tools necessary for understanding abuses of authority, responding to hate crimes and bias, and balancing the rights of individuals with societal protection. 

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