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 Post

17 Apr
ArtEffect Project

11th Grader Molly Cahill Wins International Student Art Competition Honoring Unsung Heroes from History

11th Grader Molly Cahill of Independence High School in Spring Hill, TN has won this year's $7,500 grand prize in the ArtEffect Project. More

Educator Insights

13 Sep
LMC Fellow Susan Sittenauer has spent two years working with Hailey and Andie on their Unsung Hero project.

Creating Agents of Positive Change

Lowell Milken Center Fellow Susan Sittenauer acknowledges the impact that project-based learning and the Unsung Heroes project has had on her students. 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.

Share Your Story

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

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