Heritage Monthly Reflections

January 27, 2022 - Lewiston Recognizes International Holocaust Remembrance Day - Reflecting on the Millions of Lives Lost & Narrative from Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

In 2005, January 27th was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Since then, the UN and its member states have held commemoration ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the January 27, 1945, liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism. 

Message from Former Lewiston's Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Melissa Hue www.lewistonmaine.gov/holocaustremembrance 

Link to additional remembrance information at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum