Human Rights Commissions Join Up To Host “Preventing Genocide” Program April 18 With Executive Director Of “World Without Genocide”

The Human Rights Commissions of Crystal, New Hope, Golden Valley, and Robbinsdale will host a program about the history of genocide and what can be done on a local level to help prevent future atrocities. The free event, to be held Sat, April 18, from 10-11:30 am at the Crystal Community Center, is part of Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month and will feature speaker Dr. Ellen J. Kennedy, executive director of World Without Genocide.

Dr. Kennedy will speak about the causes and consequences of genocide, efforts towards justice, and how to take preventative action.

The event will be held in meeting rooms A and B of the Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Dr N, Crystal.

World Without Genocide at William Mitchell College of Law promotes education and action to protect innocent people, prevent genocide, persecute perpetrators, and remember those affected by genocide. Visit www.worldwithoutgenocide.org or call 651-695-7621 for more information.

Minnesota is one of four states that has designated April as “Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month,” along with California, Texas, and New Hampshire.

 

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