The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is the home to a truly unique collection of artifacts. These pieces of the past share stories of courage, cooperation and perseverance, the cornerstones of freedom movements throughout history.
In honor of Women's History Month, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is proud to present the KNOW Theatre's production of, We Will Rise: Selections From The Afghan Women's Writing Project. The production, scheduled for a special limited run in the Harriet Tubman Theater March 7-8, is a riveting piece commissioned by the KNOW Theatre, based on the courageous stories from the Afghan Women's Writing Project.
Join us Feb. 27, in collaboration with the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center as we collaborate to explore the history of the Rwandan genocide and America's response before hearing the eye witness testimony of Carl Wilkens. Mr.
Get Creative Ideas For Women's History Month
Need some creatve ideas to teach aout Women's History Month? At this workshop, educators will receive a toolbox of ideas and a packet of materials about Lucy Higgs Nichols; this progrma will be facilitated by the Carnegie Center for Art & History (New Albany, Indiana).
This special performance features the life and history of Lucy Higgs Nichols. Nichols, a runaway slave who joined the 23rd Indiana Regiment nurse is portrayed by Judith C. Owens-Laude. Judith is an author, dramatist, educator, folklorist, and storyteller from Louisville, Kentucky. This empowering performance will be followed by a discussion with local scholars in women's history and African American history. Free. No tickets required.
The Anti-Slavery Record was an abolitionist series published for the American Anti-Slavery Society by R. G. Williams. The monthly was published in New York and had a three year run from 1835 to 1837. Issues of the Anti-Slavery Record were bought and read in huge numbers while in print. With the intention of sharing anti-slavery sentiments with a broad audience, most issues included an illustration on the first page that depicted the evils of chattel slavery.
Note: Luke Blocher, Director of Strategic Initiatives, joined state and national anti-trafficking leaders in Columbus on January 9, 2014 and delivered these remarks. He was joined by keynote speaker Theresa Flores, human trafficking survivor and founder of Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution (SOAP); Ohio Senator Peggy Lehner; Ohio Human Trafficking Coordinator Elizabeth Ranade-Janis; Former CEO of Procter & Gamble and Founding Counselor for the Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking John Pepper Jr.; Judges Paul Herbert and Greg Singer; U.S.
2014 National Underground Railroad Conference