The Carl Wilkens Fellowship has hired Kiel Majewski as its executive director. Kiel served as a Carl Wilkens Fellow in the inaugural class of 2009. He was the first executive director of CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, Indiana, where he worked for ten years. During that time, he shared an office with Auschwitz survivor Eva Kor, who was recently featured
The Encyclopædia Brittanica defines a social movement as a “loosely organized but sustained campaign in support of a social goal, typically either the implementation or the prevention of a change in society’s structure or values.” Social movements have leveraged enduring change in the U.S. and around the world, from the civil rights movements to organizing workers’ rights, and to ending apartheid in South Africa.
I believe the tragedies of this world can be reclaimed for good. That the pain should not be avoided, but faced head on. This year has been tough. Not just the kind of tough that comes while working late nights on tight deadlines. It’s the kind of tough that comes with emotional weight that sinks its grip deep into your soul. A sadness that
Join Georgia Coalition to Prevent Genocide and 2009 Fellow and CWF Advisory Board Member Melanie Nelkin for a thought provoking and reflective event to commemorate 76 years since Kristallnacht, ‘The Night of Broken Glass’ at The Breman Museum on November 9th, 1:00-3:00pm: Repairing Broken Glass: Confronting the Holocaust and Genocide. They video taped 5 genocide survivors who were interviewed with a focus on the