Alabama Code Title 41. State Government § 41-9-983

(a) The commission shall have the following responsibilities and duties:

(1) Provide assistance and advice to the public and private schools, colleges, and universities with respect to implementation of Holocaust education and awareness programs.

(2) Meet with appropriate education officials and other interested public and private organizations, including service organizations, to assist with the planning, coordinating, and enriching of courses of study dealing with the Holocaust.

(3) Survey and catalog the extent and breadth of Holocaust and genocide education presently incorporated into the curricula and taught in the educational systems of the state;  to inventory those Holocaust memorials, exhibits, and resources which could be incorporated in courses of study;  and to assist other educational agencies in the development and implementation of Holocaust and genocide education programs.  In furtherance of this responsibility, the commission may contact and cooperate with existing resource organizations.

(4) Compile a roster of individual volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge and experience in classrooms, seminars, and workshops on the subject of the Holocaust.  These volunteers may be survivors of the Holocaust, liberators of concentration camps, scholars, clergy, artists, community relations professionals, or other persons who, by virtue of their experience or interest, have acquired personal or academic knowledge of the Holocaust.

(5) Coordinate events commemorating the Holocaust and to seek volunteers who are willing and able to participate in events that will enhance public awareness of the consequences and significance of the Holocaust.

(6) Prepare reports for the Governor and the Legislature regarding findings and recommendations to facilitate the inclusion of Holocaust studies and commemorative programs throughout the state.

(7) Act as a liaison in matters concerning the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

(b) The commission shall be subject to the Alabama Administrative Procedure Act.


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