March is Women’s History Month. I’d like to spotlight three courageous women whose stories we share with students: Stefania Podgorska, Dora Rivkina and Edit Schechter. No matter how many times I read their stories, I am inspired by the actions they took to save people. What each of them did was against the law. Their… Read more »

Meir Weisblum is one of my heroes. He passed away six years ago on July 26th. He was 93 years old. On this anniversary of his passing, I want to share with you the story of a heroic, humble man. When I met him he was in his seventies—a very handsome man with deep smile… Read more »

We love getting news from workshops around the country. Two exciting emails came from Shane Wiggs of Austin High School in El Paso, Texas. In December, he sent us photos of an incredible collaborative projecthis students had completed using The Memory Project Face-to-Face workshop as a guide.  He followed that up with another project this spring…. Read more »

On May 4th we held a workshop in partnership with the New-York Historical Society for a wonderful group of enthusiastic teachers. The teachers spent the day learning about using art as a primary source for teaching history through various activities, including our workshop. The group created portraits based on Memory Project subjects, as well as… Read more »