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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission

Logo for the Texas Holocaust and Genocide CommissionIn 2009, the 81st Texas Legislature created the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) to ensure that resources are available to students, educators, and the general public regarding the Holocaust and other genocides (Senate Bill 482, Regular Session). Administratively attached to the Texas Historical Commission, the THGC is charged with reviewing grant applications for projects related to classroom education, workshops, recording of oral histories, and digitization of papers and artifacts; creating or borrowing traveling exhibits to be housed in museums, schools, and public libraries; compiling resources for educators; and developing or approving materials for a statewide Holocaust Remembrance Week.

The THGC consists of 18 members: five public members appointed by the governor, five public members appointed by the lieutenant governor, five public members appointed by the speaker of the house, the commissioner of education, commissioner of higher education, and executive director of the Texas Veterans Commission. The commission meets quarterly.

 


Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission minutes, 2010 January to 2018 October

Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission minutesCreator: Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission
Title: Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission minutes
Dates: 2010 January to 2018 October
Abstract: The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, established in 2009 and administratively attached to the Texas Historical Commission, ensures that resources are available to students, educators, and the general public regarding the Holocaust and other genocides. These efforts aim to prevent future genocides. Records consist of commission meeting minutes, dating 2010-2018.

Please note: The records may contain information that is confidential under the Texas Public Information Act (PIA) (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552) or other statutes. Restricted information, as outlined in the statutes, applies to both physical and electronic records. As laws change, statutory restrictions may be added to or removed from these records. See our Texas Public Information Act and Researching in the State Archives web page for the more common types of restrictions found in state government records and for information on how to submit a request for records.

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