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*As of 2018

78% Of the Commission's funding was utilized for educational and outreach programming over the past year.

From elementary school programs to university museum exhibits, Tennessee Holocaust Commission has facilitated a variety of presentations, conferences, commemorations and exhibits statewide.


68% Of Tennessee public school districts have been positively impacted by the Commission, accounting for 72% of Tennessee counties.


9,000 Students and educators attended our conferences statewide this year.

We heard powerful stories from Holocaust survivors like Inge Auerbacher, Roman Kent and Paula Berger.

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5,000 Visitors who attended the Deadly Medicine exhibit at East Tennessee State University’s Reece Medical Museum.

This exhibit examined how Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to legitimize persecution, murder and ultimately, genocide.

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5,023 Volunteer hours it took to make the Deadly Medicine exhibit successful.

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54.8% Increase in visitors to the Reece Medical Museum over the previous year.

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12,000 Number of community members supporting the vital education about the events and effects of the Holocaust through the Commission.

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98 Number of community organizations supporting this education with their involvement.

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17 Number of colleges and universities across Tennessee with active chapters of on-campus organization STAND Against Genocide.

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5,000 Number of educators across Tennessee actively supporting the work of the Commission.

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400 Statewide education and diversity programs were offered through the Commission this year.

These programs reached:

  • 75 private schools
  • 100,000 students K-12
  • 100 school districts

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