This year, Holocaust remembrance week is May 1-8, 2016.
The 2016 State Official Days of Remembrance Observance is Friday, May 6, 2016.
The theme is "Mothers and Fathers: Stories of Love and Loss".
By Law, the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust is charged with holding an annual remembrance observance for the victims of the Holocaust.
On April 19, 2016, Governor Nathan Deal signed a proclamation declaring May 1-8, 2016, as "Holocaust Days of Remembrance" in Georgia. Please click here to view the proclamation.
The United States Congress established the Days of Remembrance as the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust. Each year state and local governments, military bases, workplaces, schools, religious organizations, and civic centers host observances and remembrance activities for their communities."