Holocaust Museum Houston

Family Activity: Upstanders Project

Monday, May. 11, 2020 – Sunday, May. 31, 2020

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An upstander is someone who stands up for others. Upstanders are kind and helpful. In times of crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, the world needs upstanders more than ever.

  1. Learn about upstanders during the Holocaust

If your student is in grades 1-4, skip this step and start with step 2. 

  1. Research people being upstanders today.

For inspiration, start with this BBC News article on reasons to be hopeful here.

  1. Discover the needs of others.
  2. Show how you will be helpful.
  3. Follow through.
  4. Brainstorm how you can help someone else.

Start Your Upstanders Project

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  • Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday, noon - 5:00 pm
  • General Admission: Members, children, students, and college-level students (with valid ID) receive free admission; $15 per person; $10 per person Active-Duty Military, Seniors 65+ and AARP members (with valid ID). Free Hours: Thursdays from 2:00-5:00 pm.

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Paid parking is available in the parking lot next to the Museum on the corner of Binz and Caroline St.


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