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Kim’s Dad and the White Rose

September 10, 2013


I have always wondered why I, the granddaughter of Mexican immigrants and child of a farmworker, am so fascinated by resistance to the Nazis during the Third Reich. I am neither German nor Jewish. I am not a member of any targeted groups, and none of my ancestors even had any interaction with Nazi Germany. […]

Conference diary

July 18, 2013


Thursday, July 11, 2013 We finished setting up the archives yesterday afternoon. Now we are waiting for people to arrive. The CSUCI staff worked alongside us, getting rooms set up, making sure box lunches were put out.

2013 Awards (press release)

July 14, 2013


The California-based Holocaust education nonprofit Center for White Rose Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 awards granted to individuals who are making a difference.

Conference agenda (final version)

February 12, 2013


Thursday, July 11, 2013 11:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. Check-in with “brown bag lunch”. Information tables set up by universities, Holocaust Studies organizations, and publishers with booths related to Holocaust education and German resistance. Note: From 10 a.m.—1 p.m., there will be a reception at an LAX-based hotel for attendees flying in to LAX, with shuttle service […]

Conference update

November 18, 2012


First, there’s a certain … kismet? In the fact that the maiden name of the CSUCI person coordinating our 2013 White Rose Conference is Lafrenz. Really! And it wasn’t even planned that way. On a related note, we’re hoping against hope that Traute Lafrenz can attend the conference. She’s 93, but at this exact moment, […]

Registration form

October 10, 2012


It’s time to register for the 2013 White Rose Conference – JULY 11 – JULY 14, 2013 (noon to noon) at Cal State Channel Islands in Camarillo, California. Now that we have a place, we will start firming up the rest. But please: Register now to save your spot! Here’s the online registration form: […]


October 4, 2012


We paid the deposit! So it’s booked. Mark your calendars therefore for JULY 11 – JULY 14, 2013. Location: Cal State Channel Islands ( – To Google the location, the address is One University Drive, Camarillo, CA 93012. Be sure to view the satellite image, not the road map. You will notice that the campus […]

Update on conference location

September 23, 2012


We are in the home stretch of negotiating contract for the 2013 Conference! I won’t jinx it by prematurely saying where it will be. Just know that we are getting excited! This thing is becoming a reality before our very eyes. Stay tuned…

Tentative conference schedule

August 20, 2012


This is the VERY tentative schedule for the 2013 White Rose Conference. Details will depend on final location. We are trying to find a location that will permit use of dorm rooms at a low cost for anyone who cannot or does not wish to pay for cost of hotel room. We welcome your comments, […]

Input from friends

August 15, 2012


This is your chance to tell us what you’d like to see us do! Use the comments below to suggest new archive projects, or activities, or to ask a question about our work. We take your interests to heart. At least one board member (if not all!) will read and comment to your suggestions below. Should […]