Summer Institute for High School and College Students
Children of Genocide: From the Holocaust to Darfur
Victims, Soldiers, Refugees, Orphans, and Upstanders
August 14-16, 2012
SI HS 2012 in the press: View an article by the Star Tribune about the Institute here.
View an article about Charley Belden of Rosemount, MN, who participated in the Institute here.
View an article about Jaelynne Palmer of Minneapolis, MN, who participated in the Institute here.
“World Without Genocide and the Summer Institute have really helped to assure me that no matter what I do in the future, I know it will always be my mission to help people in need in whatever ways I can.”
-Elyse Chaffee, Summer Institute 2011 and 2012 student
Paper butterflies, collected for the Houston Holocaust Museum to commemorate the 1.5 million children who perished during the Holocaust. Photo credit: Brigitte Norby
Students staffing the butterfly action station. Photo credit: Brigitte Norby
Summer Institute 2012 students
Dr. Linda Woolf speaks about the psychology of hate
John Bagwell of the Enough Project and Brianna Kranz, William Mitchell law student, speak about the Conflict-Free Campus Initiative
Students making red hands to support the effort to end child soldiering
John Bagwell making a red hand
Renee Schwartz presenting Sam Rafowitz, Holocaust survivor and local resident, a World Without Genocide coffee mug
Returning 2011 Summer Institute students setting up Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict exhibit
Returning 2011 Summer Institute students and planning committee setting up Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict exhibit