Simon Wiesenthal Center
- Field of Interest:
- Experiential Education
Founded in 1993, the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance (MOT) is a human rights laboratory and educational center dedicated to challenging visitors to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts and confronting antisemitism and all forms of discrimination. Through interactive exhibits, live speakers, and dynamic public programming, it has served over seven million people, including 130,000 children per year in school field trips.
To launch a hybrid field trip experience that allows teachers and students to access virtual live tours of the museum, learn about the Holocaust, and develop skills to combat antisemitism and other forms of discrimination and hate. The program aims to provide LA schools (Jewish and non-Jewish) with custom support and resources for accessing information about the Holocaust and contemporary antisemitism in order to create a more just and inclusive generation