Wassmuth Center for Human Rights

Wassmuth Center for Human Rights

 


The Wassmuth Center for Human Rights is getting ready to unveil a new program for local businesses and organizations who want to build a diverse workforce. The Center’s executive director Dr. Dan Prinzing joins Idaho Matters to tell us more about the Human Rights Certification Program and why it’s being implemented. 

Kyle Green / Idaho Statesman

While Boise officials and citizens debate the plans for a new downtown library and the relocation of The Cabin Literary Center, there has been very little public conversation about the fate of the Anne Frank Memorial and the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights.

  • Boise Fire Deparment on its first female captain and the foothills fire three years later.
  • Recommendations from the Idaho Study on Education & the Economy.
  • The screening of a film about the "boys of Boise" from the 1950s.
  • The Foote Park Center remembers Treasure Valley pioneers.

Wassmuth Center For Human Rights

A local human rights group is heading back to Cambodia this spring to deliver bicycles to school children in need.

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The Ottoman Empire was responsible for the genocide of about 1.5 million Armenians between 1914 and 1923. Because the tragedy often slips under the radar of history books, many Armenian-Americans are committed to memorializing the event, lest it become forgotten in time. We talk with two men behind the dedication of a memorial in Boise to the Armenian Genocide.

Frankie Barnhill / for Boise State Public Radio

It’s hard not to be struck by how happy and normal the Frank family seems in the photos taken before they went into hiding in 1942 during World War II. There’s a black and white photo of Anne with her older sister Margot on the beach, another with all four of her family members dressed up and smiling in a courtyard.