22 October 2020: Chhange will be operating virtually until further notice. Our offices and exhibits are closed.

Chhange Virtual Lunch and Learns

Did you know that Chhange began in 1979 as a Lunch and Learn series? This spring, Chhange went back to our roots and created our virtual Lunch and Learn Series. You can watch each of the recorded Lunch & Learns below.


Our most recent Lunch & Learn was Internment and Destruction: Concentration Camps during the Armenian Genocide, led by Dr. Khatchig Mouradian. This program took place September 16, 2020.

Previous Lunch and Learn Programs are available on our YouTube Channel:

Women's Experiences during the Genocide in Rwanda
April 2, 2020

Dr. Sara E. Brown, Chhange's Executive Director, shared findings from her work and research on women's agency before, during, and after the 1994 Genocide against the Tusti in Rwanda.

Personal Survivor History: Helena Flaum
April 8, 2020

Ally Evans, Chhange's Exhibit and Administrative Coordinator, discussed Helena's history, utilizing testimony from her Survivor Scrapbook, Chhange’s permanent exhibit Journeys Beyond Genocide: The Human Experience, and our online Personal Histories platform.

Personal Survivor History: Dr. Khachig Boghossian
April 15, 2020

Nicole Rizzuto, Chhange's Program Manager, introduced the incredible history of one of the Armenian Genocide Survivors featured in our exhibit Journeys Beyond Genocide: The Human Experience.

Queer ABCs
April 22, 2020

Nicole Rizzuto outlined different identities and language used across the gender and sexuality spectra, empowering viewers to use inclusive language in their community, classrooms, and relationships.

Personal Survivor History: Ruth Knopp
June 10, 2020

Ally Evans and Dale Daniels, Chhange's First Executive Director, led this Holocaust Survivor Personal History, complete with cherished memories of Ruth volunteering at Chhange and creating Chhange’s valued library.

LGBT Heroes in New Jersey
June 24, 2020

Nicole Rizzuto introduced viewers to inspiring heroes born in New Jersey, working to further LGBT rights in New Jersey’s past and present.

The History of Human Rights
July 15, 2020

Dr. Sara E. Brown explored a brief history of important legislation that changed human rights around the world and shares her own experiences working in the field of human rights.

LGBT Experiences during the Holocaust
August 19, 2020

Nicole Rizzuto shared the laws and policies that directly impacted Germany's LGBT population during the Holocaust, and spotlighted a few of the men-loving men who were targets and victims of state-sanctioned homophobia under Nazi control.

Check out our other virtual offerings at the Chhange YouTube Channel!

Chhange educates, inspires, and empowers individuals to stand up to injustice.