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

24 Aug
Michael Berndt's students "Discover, Create, Change" with the Lowell Milken Center Unsung Heroes project.

The Power of Positive Influence

Lowell Milken Center Fellow Michael Berndt reflects on how his students Mercy and Jamison were impacted by the Unsung Heroes project. More

Educator Insights

13 Jan
LMC Fellow Melissa Noack's class works on their Unsung Heroes Projects.

Reflection and Impact: Melissa Noack's Experience with The ArtEffect Project

LMC Fellow Melissa Noack shares her experience with The ArtEffect Project, from first hearing about it to the lasting impact it's 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.

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

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