1st Amendment-1st Vote’s Civic Leadership Action Summit, in collaboration with TheChisel.com, is held each October for that year’s 1st A-1st V Seminar cohort to refresh/refine issue-related Civic Leadership Action Plans crafted previously (student identifies issue she is passionate about and commits to take action with student collaborators, based on facts, to effect desired change). This Seminar follow-up is intended as final prep for Plan implementation in participants’ home school communities.
The Creating Connections project brings together the diverse array of history organizations in Cayuga County for a symposium that increases creativity and collaboration among collections.
The Mosaic Literary Conference presents creative ways for keeping books and reading valuable sources of knowledge and creativity that help incorporate literature into existing curricula to explore course work focused on cultures and social studies.
The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) partners with the Smithsonian’s 10 museum Pilot Project to develop an integrated humanities-based local work history exhibition set in the context of the national story. This is a hands-on opportunity for local professionals to learn the process and cultural framework used by the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program. RCHS will convene collaborative panels to explore diverse input for an engaging exhibition onsite and at a community site.
Planning a series of community conversations around DEFAULT, a free thirty-minute touring play about Ethnic Studies and Culturally Responsive Education.