Mr. Tom White
Tom White is the coordinator of educational outreach for the Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies. He taught for 16 years at Keene High School before receiving a Fellowship to create his current position. He has served as a researcher for Stephen Hooper's documentary film: An American Nurse At War and as historical consultant for David DeArville's documentary film, Telling Their Stories: NH Holocaust Survivors Speak Out, produced in 2004. He served on the Diocese of Manchester's Diocesan Ecumenical Commission for Interfaith Relations; is the co chair of the Cohen Center’s annual Kristallnacht Commemoration; serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Holocaust Organizations (AHO); serves as training center coordinator for ADL/USC Shoah Foundation/ Yad Vashem’s Echoes and Reflections curriculum; has participated as observer and facilitator in the Global Raphael Lemkin Seminar for Genocide Prevention at the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation; Yad Vashem and US Holocaust Memorial Museum International Conferences; received NEA New Hampshire’s Champion of Human and Civil Rights Award in 2009; and in 2015 was named a Peace Ambassador by the Center for Peacebuilding from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In his position he is responsible for organizing Holocaust educational programs with local schools; developing educational materials for use by schools; assisting teachers and school districts with curriculum development; training teachers in institutes and annual workshop series; working with survivors and witnesses; maintaining a speakers’ bureau; visiting schools; speaking to civic and community groups; maintaining the Center's website; coordinating the CCHGS list serve for teachers; and coordinating events commemorating April as Genocide Awareness and Prevention month in New Hampshire.