Independence Hall Association

Source: Independence Hall Association Description: The Independence Hall Association (IHA) was founded in 1942 to spearhead the creation of Independence National Historical Park. We are written into the enabling legislation of the Park and stand as an independent group of private concerned citizens overseeing and being consulted on matters concerning the Park. We helped in the…
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We Stood Up: Reflections on the civil rights movement

Source: Lincoln Financial Foundation                    Description: We Stood Up is an audio anthology for children that uses stories and songs to bring the ideals of freedom, opportunity, and equality to life for a new generation. This powerful recording includes excerpts from conversations with courageous men and women such as…
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List of Philadelphia Firsts

Source: Independence Hall Association Description: A list of “firsts” in Philadelphia. Website: http://www.ushistory.org/philadelphia/philadelphiafirsts.html
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Decolonizing Thanksgiving: A Toolkit for Combatting Racism in Schools

Source: Medium: Age of Awareness Description:  Stereotypical and racist portrayals of Native peoples fill U.S. elementary schools each November as students encounter historically-inaccurate portrayals of Native peoples in arts & crafts, books and lessons about a shared Thanksgiving meal, and songs and plays with hand-crafted headdresses and vests. But these activities are problematic, because they depict…
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Keepers Of The Culture, INC.

Source: Keepers Of The Culture, INC. Description: KOTC is a non-profit, educational, cultural art organization which seeks to  perpetuate the African and African-American oral tradition. We recognize  that traditional African storytellers – griot’s – were the true “Keepers  Of The Culture.” Website: https://kotcinc.org
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Geographical Society

Source: Geographical Society Description: The mission of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia is to promote the discovery and appreciation of the many wonders of our world. The society supports world exploration and presents enlightening programs on travel, exploration, geography, science, history and world cultures to our members and the public in the Phialdelphia area. Website: www.GeographicalSociety.org
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Art Sphere Inc

Source: Art Sphere Inc Description: Our mission is to engage the creative in communities, empower neighborhoods to explore the positives in peoples’ lives, and heal the mind, body, and spirit through art.Art Sphere Inc. nurtures the artist in all of us to be able to think beyond what is possible in our own lives and communities. Our…
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UNESCO World Heritage in Young Hands Tool Kit

Source: UNESCO Description: It is based on an interdisciplinary approach seeking to involve teachers across curricula in raising awareness of young people of the importance of World Heritage. It strives to incorporate World Heritage into the curriculum as a way of delivering core subjects and transverse themes in the classroom as well as through extra-curricular activities. It focuses…
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FPRI (Foreign Policy Research Institute)

Source: FPRI (Foreign Policy Research Institute) Description: The Foreign Policy Research Institute, founded in 1955, is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to bringing the insights of scholarship to bear on the development of policies that advance U.S. national interests. In the tradition of our founder, Ambassador Robert Strausz-Hupé, Philadelphia-based FPRI embraces history and geography to…
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Philadelphia Magic Gardens

Source: Philadelphia Magic Gardens Description: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) inspires creativity and community engagement by educating the public about folk, mosaic, and visionary art. PMG preserves interpret and provide access to Isaiah Zagar’s unique mosaic art environment and his public murals. Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is an immersive mixed media art environment that is completely covered with…
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