Archive for the ‘Commemoration’ Category
Thursday, April 17th, 2014
VOR’s director gives opening address at the University of Minnesota’s Genocide and its Aftermaths: Lessons from Rwanda conference hosted by the Institute for Global Studies, The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and the
Human Rights Program.
(April 17, 2014)
Press Release here
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Monday, March 31st, 2014
Many thanks to David Simon at Yale’s Genocide Studies Program for including VOR in the Yale University Symposium on the 20th Anniversary of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda. VOR testimonies were screened as part of the “The Genocide’s Legacies in Rwanda” panel. @Yale
(March 31, 2014)
An excerpt from the panel can be found here.
Tags: Consolee Nishimwe, David Simon, Edward Luck, James Traub, Jan Holton, Joseph A. Olzacki, Taylor Krauss, Yvette Rugasaguhunga, Zachary Kaufman
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Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Many thanks to Eric Nkurunziza for his commitment to survivors and for bringing together so many community members for a commemoration this year in Salt Lake City. We are pleased to welcome Mathilde Mukantabana, Rwanda’s new envoy to the United States. Mukantabana is also the President of Friends of Rwanda Association (FORA), a non-profit American relief association for orphaned children in Rwanda. Other speakers will include Consolee Nishimwe and Jacqueline Murekatete, and Zachary Kaufman. Please join us at 10-2 at the IJ & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center, Salt Lake City, UT. Click here for directions. (April 21, 2013)
Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
Thanks to Rabbi Shimon Brand, Samia Mansour, and Malachi Kanfer at Oberlin College Hillel for including VOR as part of Yom HaShoah week on campus. A special shout-out to Elana Meyers, VOR’s former intern and current Oberlin student, for her past work and continued engagement with Rwanda.
(April 9, 2013)
Sunday, April 7th, 2013
It was an honor for VOR to be included in the 19th National Commemoration hosted by the Rwandan Embassy. VOR’s director Taylor Krauss shared his thoughts on the power of testimonies in Rwanda today. Other speakers included Ambassador Eng. James Kimonyo along with testimonies from Tabitha Mugenzi and Kalima Kizito.
(April 7, 2013)
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Thanks to Constitutional Hill, Cape Town Holocaust Centre, Columbia University, Concordia University, Bates College, UNISA, JAFFA, Habonim, Albuquerque Academy, Friends Academy, Hillel International, Project One, Audiobraille, The AJC, and George Washington University for hosting Voices of Rwanda.
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Thank you to Bartle Bogle Hegarty for hosting our first photograph exhibit.
We were thrilled to be part of Limmud South Africa in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban, and thank Limmud for including us.