unsung hero (n) : one who created positive change in history by improving the lives of others, and has yet to be recognized for his or her actions

Why Unsung Heroes?

New Discoveries

16 Feb

Sarah Bradlee Fulton

The "Mother of the Boston Tea Party" and one of Washington's first female spies, Sarah Bradlee Fulton played a critical role in the Revolutionary War. More

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4 Apr

What We Know

Nate Gibbs-Bowling on segregation, poverty, and why schools are the barometers of our communities' health. More
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Through our unique project-based learning approach, we collaborate with students, educators and parents to discover, develop and communicate Unsung Heroes stories.

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Discover the power to create positive change in the world through art. Our International Student Art Competition for students in grades 6-12 has a grand prize of $7,500 and other cash prizes.
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