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Educator Workshop: Creating a Classroom Community of Compassion (Embracing Survival)

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - March 9 @ 4:00 pm


Register to participate in the Wassmuth Center’s next Idaho Educator Workshop at the Riverside Hotel (Boise), March 8 and 9.

Scheduled from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018, participants will explore stories of genocide by focusing on the power of survival testimony. The workshop includes a presentation by Dydine Umunyana, a survivor of the Rwandan Genocide and author of Embracing Survival. (Workshop participants will receive a copy Dydine’s book and a light dinner will be provided.)

Meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018, participants will examine how stories of genocide can be brought in the classroom.

Guiding questions include:

  • What moves us to act?
  • Was the Holocaust Genocide or Genocides?
  • How should we value the saving of a human life?
  • How do we value the saving of a human life?

(Lunch will be provided.)

One optional continuing education is available from Boise State University for $60 and the completion of six hours online in the Wassmuth Center’s e-Classroom.

Limited to 25 participants, the workshop registration fee is $40.


March 8 @ 5:00 pm
March 9 @ 4:00 pm
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Wassmuth Center for Human Rights
208 345-0304


Riverside Hotel- Boise
2900 Chinden Blvd
Boise, ID 83714 United States
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