This Get Involved Guide will give you examples and practical suggestions of what you can do in your prison to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, and how you can learn from the genocide to work towards a better future.
Local authorities are uniquely connected to every individual and group in their area. They foster good relations in the community and bring people together through the events, places and services they run.
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) offers workplaces the opportunity to bring employees together to reflect on the lessons from the past, and how your organisation and its values ensure the working environment is an inclusive and welcoming place.
Many trade unions commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), remembering the millions affected by the Holocaust, Nazi persecution and subsequent genocides – including trade unionists who were targeted by the Nazis.
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) offers museums and galleries an opportunity to spark interest and to inspire creativity through collections, to challenge discrimination and promote a positive activity for the whole community.
Libraries play a key role in communities by providing a cultural hub for everyone to enjoy and a space to ask questions, learn and explore. They are unique in the variety of different people they bring together.
Faith and interfaith organisations play a crucial role in fostering understanding and good relationships between different faith groups in the UK. Marking Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is an opportunity for people of different faiths and of no faith to come together to celebrate the diversity of their communities, challenge prejudice and intolerance, and create a safer, better future.
Emergency services play a vital role in tackling prejudice and discrimination by protecting our diverse communities and encouraging greater cohesion. By marking Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) police, fire and ambulance services can profile equality work and challenge hatred in our communities today.
Colleges and universities are ideal places to spread the message of Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), whether you are a student or a member of staff. HMD offers the opportunity to explore the lessons that still need to be learned from the Holocaust and subsequent genocides to address issues of prejudice and discrimination in the UK today.
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) offers an opportunity for cinemas and film clubs to reach new audiences with relevant films that facilitate learning about the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur; to challenge discrimination and prejudice and promote a positive activity for the whole community.