Illinois Holocaust & Genocide Commission

Illinois Holocaust & Genocide Commission

In 2010, the Illinois legislature passed the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission Act, which created the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission. Dedicated to promoting and providing guidance on Holocaust and genocide education and commemoration across the State, the Commission represents the State’s continued visionary leadership to combat the evils of genocide and foster the promotion of human rights.

View the full text of Public Act 094-0478 >

Illinois Holocaust & Genocide Commission website >


ABC7 Eyewitness News | Holocaust Commission Expanded in Illinois
Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation on Sunday to expand the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission.
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