Summer Institute 2012

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

Students singing

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