Thursday, 6 August, 2015

Want to encourage others not to stand by when they see acts of hatred and discrimination?

Aged 14-24 and want to develop skills in raising awareness? Want to meet and learn from other young people?

If this sounds like you then sign up to our HMD Youth Champion workshops. As the next generation, you and other young people have a voice and the strength to ensure we don’t forget extreme acts of hatred that took place during the Holocaust and genocides past and present. Young people are a powerful force in making sure we all learn the lessons from the past to challenge hatred, prejudice and discrimination today. 

Our free workshops taking place in Swansea, Leicester and Glasgow will give you the support, ideas and resources you need to put on an event or activity for Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January.

Attending a workshop will help you to gain a better understanding of the Holocaust, genocide and Holocaust Memorial Day.  You’ll also explore and develop ideas for marking HMD and how you can inspire and encourage others to take action in their communities and not stand by for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016.

During the workshop you’ll learn more about the year’s theme Don’t Stand By, and explore the ways that we can make the world listen to the stories of survivors from the Holocaust to the genocide taking place today in Darfur.

We’ll also cover the practicalities of organising events, awareness raising projects and hear tips from other HMD Youth Champions who held successful events last year.

HMD Youth Champion workshops are open to previous HMD Youth Champions and also anyone who is interested in becoming a Youth Champion. Read more about the Youth Champion programme here.

Don’t Stand By, make the world listen for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016. Start by booking a place on one of our workshops:

Wales  Swansea

Eventbrite - HMDT Youth Workshop Swansea

Saturday 17 October
Time: 12pm(noon) –3pm
Swansea YMCA, 1 The Kingsway, Swansea, SA1 5JQ 

East Midlands – Leicester

Eventbrite - HMDT Youth Workshop Leicester

Saturday 31 October
Time:12pm(noon)–3pm
Stanley Burton Centre, School of Historical Studies, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH 

Scotland Glasgow

Eventbrite - HMDT Youth Workshop Glasgow

Saturday 7 November
Time: 12pm(noon) –3pm
The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN 

We look forward to seeing you there!