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?

Featured Project

16 Aug
Rowdy is a puppy in training for Canine Companions for Independence. Ms. Gavin, his trainer, brought him to visit Anna Hull's class.

Seeing My Students Grow

Lowell Milken Center Fellow Anna Hull reflects on project-based learning, student collaboration, and the Unsung Heroes Project. More

Educator Insights

3 Aug
Brad LeDuc and his class discover Unsung Heroes through "UNEARTHED"

Unearthing the Hero within Students

Lowell Milken Center Fellow Brad LeDuc's blog on why he uses the Unsung Hero Project to teach his students the difference one person can make. More
Become a Hero

Start a Project

Through our unique project-based learning approach, we collaborate with students, educators and parents to discover, develop and communicate Unsung Heroes stories.

Share Your Story

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.
Kids hold "Discover" "Create" "Change" signs

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From training educators to helping students recognize their power to affect positive change, our work as a non-profit organization depends on donors like you. Join our cause.

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