Events and Programs

World Without Genocide educates about past and current conflicts and advocates at the local, state, and national levels for policies and legislation to protect innocent people, prevent genocide, prosecute perpetrators, and remember those whose lives have been affected by genocide. Our intent is nothing less than to create a global commitment that will make mass killing and genocide no longer possible.

Our education programs increase people’s awareness of global conflicts and engage them in human rights advocacy. World Without Genocide sponsors a wide variety of educational and outreach programs each year.


Exploring Human Rights: Study Trip to New York and Washington D.C. –  explore career, internship, and volunteer opportunities in human rights, justice, and law. Sightsee in two of the country’s greatest cities! Open to Twin Cities law students.

Genocide Education Certificate – earn a certificate demonstrating your familiarity with key issues of genocides in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Summer Institute for High School and College Students – learn about genocide and human rights; gain the leadership and advocacy skills to take a stand for peace and justice both locally and globally. Open to all high school and college students.

Speakers’ Bureau – host a speaker for your class, event, workshop, or panel to present about a variety of genocide and human rights-related issues.

Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict – host this traveling exhibit, which illustrates the causes and consequences of genocide, action steps to prevent genocide; and remembrances of those affected by genocide. Available for display to upper Midwest colleges, high schools, faith centers, and public spaces.

Educational Events – learn more about specific conflicts. Most events offer continuing education credit for educators, lawyers, and police officers. Open to the public.

Related Events – find other human rights programs in the Twin Cities, calls for papers, and applications for seminars and conferences.


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