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?

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1 Feb
Performance of Life in a Jar. Photo by Joel Zolondek via Jewish News.

Repairing the world, one play at a time

(via Jewish News) What began as a National History Day project turned into a national nonprofit organization changing the world by developing unsung hero projects. More

Educator Insights

17 Feb
Students Karissa, Cailey, and Peter work together on their Unsung Hero Project in LMC Fellow Monica Washington's class.

Prioritizing Honor: Finding the Time for Unsung Heroes

LMC Fellow Monica Washington's students are extremely busy, but they make time for their Unsung Hero project because they recognize its importance. 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 Student Art Competition for students in grades 6-12 has a grand prize of $7,500 and other cash prizes.
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