The Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award
The JCRC honors a teacher or school whose passion, dedication, and excellence elevates the teachings of the lessons of the Holocaust in Minnesota and beyond. This honor, the Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award, is bestowed on a local educator or institution who embodies decency, righteousness, and integrity in their devotion to teaching their students about the Shoah.
To nominate someone for consideration, please fill out this form and attach the two-paragraph essay about why this candidate is remarkable in their endeavor to educate about the Holocaust.
The person or institution that is selected will receive Holocaust education resources and will be awarded participation with the JCRC on the one-day trip to visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid).