Georgia teacher receives 2013 Spirit of Anne Frank Outstanding Educator Award

July 3, 2013

Meghan McNeeley, an 8th grade English Language Arts teacher at Clarke Middle School in Athens, Georgia, has received the 2013 Spirit of Anne Frank Outstanding Educator Award. She accepted the honor and spoke at the Anne Frank Center USA’s annual Gala in New York City on June 12, 2013. McNeeley was named a Distinguished Educator of the Year by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust. 

New learning trunks on display at Anne Frank in the World

July 2, 2013

Three trunks decorated by students of Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy are now on display at the Anne Frank in the World exhibit in Sandy Springs.
A total of six trunks, including some decorated by the Weber School, Dunwoody High School, and GIVE Center East are also on display.

Exhibit about Jewish partisan Faye Schulman comes to Sandy Springs

June 26, 2013

The Commission is bringing the exhibit “Reflections Through the Lens and Back” to Sandy Springs. It will be display at Anne Frank in the World from June 26 until August 31, 2013. Admission is free. The exhibit highlights Faye Schulman, the only known Jewish partisan photographer.

"Witness to the Holocaust" 2013 Library Tour launches in Trenton

May 17, 2013

The 2013 Library Tour of the Commission's exhibit "Witness to the Holocaust: WWII Veteran William Alexander Scott III at Buchenwald” launched on May 16th, 2013, at the Dade County Public Library in Trenton. The exhibit is on display in Trenton until May 29, 2013. Admission is free. The exhibit will visit 8 other libraries over the next 7 months.

Holocaust survivor brings story to Lakeland, Georgia

May 15, 2013

On April 30, 2013, Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld, scholar and Holocaust survivor, shared his story to the community of Lakeland, Georgia. He spoke to a full auditorium at Lanier County High School and through live feed in the cafeteria where additional audience members were seated. The event was free and open to the public. 

"Witness to the Holocaust" 2013 Library Tour

May 1, 2013

The Commission's exhibit "Witness to the Holocaust: WWII Veteran William Alexander Scott III at Buchenwald” is touring the state of Georgia. The tour is presented in cooperation with the Georgia Public Library Service. The exhibit will visit 9 libraries across the state from May until November 2013. Admission is free at all locations.