Our Mission


Mission Statement

The Holocaust Education Committee (HEC*) of the Quad City area exists to promote a higher awareness of the Holocaust as a unique and horrific historical event with universal lessons for today’s and future generations.


  1. To educate the Quad City community in greater depth about the Holocaust and the many lessons it can provide.
  2. To ensure Holocaust education is included in all area schools and is being taught in accordance with state school codes.
  3. To raise awareness of Holocaust materials and human resources available to educators and community members.
  4. To serve as a clearinghouse for units of study on the Holocaust.
  5. To work with community organizations to acquire funding for the support of Holocaust education initiatives.

*A Committee of the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities