Working to enhance the teaching and learning of the lessons of the Holocaust, to promote the right of all people to be treated with dignity and respect, and to encourage students to speak up and act against all forms of bigotry and prejudice. Serving Westchester, Fairfield and Putnam Counties.
Introducing a New HHREC Initiative - The Survivor Legacy Education Project

HHREC in the News

Holocaust & Human Rights Educational Tour of Germany July 1-12, 2015

Published: Friday, December 19, 2014

The Holocaust Human Rights Education Center is pleased to announce a summer trip to Germany leaving JFK on July 1 and returning on July 12, 2015. The group travels to Berlin, Weimar, Erfurt then returns to Berlin before traveling home.


Manhattanville College Students Attend HHREC Benefit Gala

Published: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Students and staff from Manhattanville College attended the Annual Benefit Dinner for the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) which honored renowned actor and human rights activist Richard Gere.


Richard Gere Lands Spirit Of Humanity Award At Mamaroneck Benefit Dinner

Published: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Actor, activist and philanthropist Richard Gere of Pound Ridge, known for his starring role in many successful motion pictures, and a tireless advocate for humanitarian causes, was presented the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center’s Eugene M. & Emily Grant Spirit of Humanity Award at a benefit held the Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club on Thursday, Sept. 18.


Valerie Moore O’Keeffe Named Chairperson of Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center

Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Valerie Moore O’Keeffe, Esq., has been named Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the nonprofit Holocaust and  Human Rights Education Center, which is dedicated to the teaching and learning of the lessons of the Holocaust and the right of all people to be treated with dignity and respect.