Exploring the Narrative of Holocaust and Genocide Education in the Public Arena with Dafna Michaelson Jenet, Colorado House of Representatives

On November 17, 2021 the International March of the Living hosted a lecture with member of the Colorado House of Representatives and March of the Living Alumna, Dafna Michaelson Jenet.

Explore with Colorado State Representative Member and March of the Living Alum, Dafna Michaelson Jenet, how she created, and was recently successful, in passing a bill that has made Holocaust and Genocide Education mandatory in the state of Colorado. It is now a law in the state of Colorado, that in order to receive your HS diploma, you must complete Holocaust and Genocide Education.

Dafna Michaelson Jenet is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives, representing District 30. She assumed office on January 11, 2017. Dafna is a March of the Alumna having attended the program in 1990 as a high school student and then went on to staff the program in both 1998 and 2000. She received her MBA from the University of Denver. Dafna’s professional experience includes co-founding and operating the nonprofit Journey Institute. She has served on the Adams County Youth Initiative board and has been a member of The Commerce City Quality Community Foundation, The Carson J. Spencer suicide prevention foundation, and Playworks Colorado.


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