Conversation with…Serena Woolrich
Finding closure key issue for Holocaust survivors and their families

By Judie Jacobson
Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 7:08 PM EST

Serena Woolrich is founder and director of Allgenerations, Inc., a nonprofit organization that serves as a clearinghouse for Holocaust survivors and their descendants, providing information, support and guidance on a broad range of Holocaust-related topics, including historical studies and documentation, reparations, looted assets, etc. In addition to helping many survivors locate family members, the six-year-old organization serves as a resource for educators, historians, authors and filmmakers throughout the world involved with various aspects of the Holocaust.

The daughter of Holocaust survivors from Hungary, Woolrich is a native New Yorker who currently lives in Washington, D.C. During the course of her career working for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), she has lived in several different cities, including Hartford, Boston and Atlanta.