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Each year, UCCA solemnly commemorates the Holodomor Genocide of 1932-1933 – one of the darkest pages of our people’s history. Marking the solemn anniversary of the Holodomor remains an essential component to educating our youth and raising awareness of  Stalin’s Famine-Genocide of Ukrainians.

UCCA is grateful to our branches and members who not only actively engage their local governments in marking this historic anniversary with local and statewide Proclamations, but also help garner support for Holodomor statements from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. In 2018, Congress recognized the Holodomor as Genocide, with language emphasizing the deliberate and premediated atrocities committed by the Soviet government against the Ukrainian nation.

National Commemoration and Requiem Service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City

September 26, 2021 Commemoration in Bloomingdale, IL

The victims of the Holodomor were commemorated in Washington, D.C.

November 13, 2021 Commemoration in Parma, OH

Manor College Ukrainian Heritage Museum Holodomor Interview

November 5, 2021 Lecture in Parma, OH

November 9, 2021 Lecture in New York City

November 12, 2021 Lecture in Boston, MA

Reflections on the Holodomor by His Beatitude, Patriarch Sviatoslav

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - In Memory of the Victims of the Holodomor

Reflections on the Holodomor by Serhiy Koledov, Consul General of Ukraine in Chicago

Reflections on the Holodomor by Bishop Venedykt Aleksiychuk

Reflections on the Holodomor by Fr. Serhiy Kovalchuk

Join the Holodomor Descendants' Network

UCCA calls on Descendants of Holodomor victims living in the United States to add their voice and support to awareness/commemoration initiatives.  Read More

Statement by the President on Remembering Holodomor

Ohio Governor proclaims Ukrainian Genocide Remembrance Month

North Carolina Governor proclaims Holodomor Remembrance Day

Michigan Governor proclaims Ukrainian Genocide Remembrance Month

San Antonio, TX, proclaims Holodomor Remembrance Day

US Holodomor Committee Launches Virtual Food Drive

Ukrainian World Congress Summary of Events

November 7, 2021 Commemoration in Philadelphia, PA

November 11, 2021 Commemoration in Syracuse, NY

November 12, 2021 Commemoration in Bloomington, IN

November 13, 2021 Commemoration in Parma, OH

November 13, 2021 Commemoration in Parma, OH

Webinar: “Holodomor and the Nation – Multigenerational Effects ”

On the eve of the 88th anniversary of the Holodomor in Ukraine (1932-33), the Global Holodomor Descendants’ Network (HDN USA & HDN Canada) and the Ukrainian World Congress International Coordinating Committee for Holodomor Awareness and Recognition invite you to a webinar with the participation of leading experts, historians, and scientists.

Key issues:

  • How has the Holodomor impacted the behaviors and norms of Ukrainians in Ukraine and in the diaspora?
  • What long-lasting psychological and physical follow-on effects have been noted in different generations (survivors and descendants)?
  • How has the Holodomor impacted the development of the Ukrainian nation?

Webinar language: English

November 21, 2021 Commemoration in Conyers, GA

В неділю, 21 листопада відбудеться Панахида з нагоди дня пам’яті жертв Голодомору, яка розпочнеться після ранковоі літургії в Українській Греко-Католицькій церкві св. Богородиці. Після Панахиди усі гості будуть запрошені до зали на обід та культурно-освітню програму. У зв’язку з особистими обставинами, отець Богдан не впевненний чи зможе провести Панахиду спільно з отцем Володимиром, тому точний час початку панахиди буде оголошено за тиждень до події і буде варіюватись між 11:45 ранку чи 1 год дня.

On Sunday, November 21, the memorial service for Famine victims will be held after the morning liturgy in the Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church. After the memorial service, all guests will be invited to the diner for lunch and a cultural program. Due to personal circumstances, Father Bohdan is not sure whether he will be able to hold the Memorial Service together with Father Volodymyr, so the exact time of the Memorial Service will be announced a week before the event and will vary between 11:45 am or 1 p.m.

Ukrainian Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s appeal to the community for support of the National Holodomor-Genocide Museum

October 27, 2021 Worldwide Webinar

November 12, 2021 Commemoration in Boston, MA

November 14, 2021 Commemoration in Yonkers, NY

November 14, 2021 Commemoration in Los Angeles, CA

November 16, 2021 Webinar at the 101st NCSS Annual Conference


Doris Duzyj
, Curriculum Chairperson, U.S. Committee for Holodomor Genocide Awareness, Washington, DC
The opening of Soviet archives in 1991 revealed Joseph Stalin’s intentional genocide of 4-7 million Ukrainians. Through the lens of this event, learn how food has been weaponized in history

November 16, 2021 Exhibit Opening in Washington, D.C.

“Holodomor: Through the Eyes of Ukrainian Artists,” is a collection of over sixty-five paintings, graphics, linocuts, posters and other artworks by leading artists in Ukraine who were brave enough to use their special talents to show visually the act of genocide against the people of Ukraine by the leaders of the Soviet Union. The artworks in the exhibit, collected in Ukraine largely during the years of 1997-2000, are being shown in Washington for the first time, on display at the Ukraine House from Tuesday, November 16th through Friday, December 3rd.

The Holodomor Exhibition is organized by the Ukraine House and the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) with support of the Embassy of Ukraine in USA.

The opening of the special Holodomor Exhibition will be held at the Ukraine House, on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Please register your attendance in advance for the opening of the Exhibition by sending an email to Morgan Williams, mwilliams@usubc.org

November 20, 2021 Commemoration in West Haven, CT

November 21, 2021 Commemoration in Warren, MI

November 21, 2021 Commemoration in Manchester, NH

On Sunday, November 21, a 10:00am memorial service will be held at Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, commemorating the solemn anniversary of the man-made famine (Holodomor) that claimed seven million victims in Ukraine during 1932-33. Through November, the Ladies’ Sodality will be collecting non-perishable food items. A box will be located in the church hall into which to place your donated food items. We request everyone to bring in two basic, simple non-perishable food items. All items will be given to New Horizons for NH Food Pantry. Thank you for your generosity and God Bless.

November 24, 2021 Event in San Antonio, TX

In honor of HOLODOMOR anniversary, Ukrainian San Antonio once again partnered with Meals on Wheels to help deliver cooked meals to seniors in our community. Unfortunately, there are still those who are hungry in today’s world. By helping those in need of food today, we honor those who perished during HOLODOMOR famine in 1932-33 in Ukraine.

Будь ласка приєднайтесь до цього благодійного заходу в честь пам’яті Голодомору. Громада Українського Сан Антоніо в партнерстві з Meals on Wheels, доставить приготовлені страви для пенсіонерів нашого міста.

November 27, 2021 Commemoration in New York City

November 27, 2021 Commemoration in Chicago, IL