In 2017, the William Penn Foundation launched a $1.6 million Informal Learning Initiative that pairs cultural institutions with community-based organizations serving families throughout our city. Together, the partners facilitate learning opportunities engaging Pre-K children and their caregivers in creative play to help develop the children’s early language and literacy skills, an essential first step to […]

On Wednesday May 15th, in partnership with Intersekt Alliance, the National Liberty Museum hosted our first in a series of interactive public programs, called Liberty Forum: Moving From Debate to Dialogue. The topic was Firearms Policy and we were honored to welcome distinguished panelists Jonathan Goldstein, from Goldstein Law, and Jeff Dempsey, of CeaseFirePA. Attendees […]

Ukee Washington, a news anchor for CBS3’s Eyewitness News, recently highlighted the National Liberty Museum’s Young Heroes Outreach Program in his “Brotherly Love” segment. The story features a class of 5th graders from the Francis Scott Key School in South Philadelphia who participate in this yearlong, project-based initiative that teaches leadership, civic engagement, and social […]

As the bell rang for recess at Tanner Duckrey Elementary School in North Philadelphia, the 4th graders ran outside to meet their friends. But there wasn’t really anywhere to play – just a blacktop and two basketball hoops surrounded by a fence. Kids didn’t have a lot to do during recess, and sometimes they ended […]

Thank you to all of our friends and supporters who joined us for An Evening with Merrill Reese hosted by Glen Macnow.  All proceeds from this event support NLM’s Young Heroes Outreach Program, empowering students throughout the community to make a difference and Live Like A Hero, as well as The Eagles Charitable Foundation. Click […]

The Satell Institute, the world’s foremost THINK and DO Tank for corporate social responsibility, recently published an article about the National Liberty’s Museum’s Young Heroes Outreach Program. We greatly appreciate their positive assessment of this program and proudly share their thoughts. How a Nonprofit CEO is Turning Grade School Students and Donors into Heroes The […]

The National Liberty Museum is delighted to honor Bruce & Robbi Toll and Bill O’Flanagan & Michelle Toll-O’Flanagan as our 2018 Heroes of Liberty at the 19th Annual Glass Auction and Gala on October 6, 2018. Bruce and Robbi have supported the NLM’s mission for more than 25 years. The Museum celebrates the Toll family’s […]

On Friday, February 16, the National Liberty Museum hosted over 100 students, coaches, and directors from Hockey is for Everyone  programs across North America as part of the 2018 NHL Willie O’Ree Skills Weekend with the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation and the Philadelphia Flyers. Events also took place at the National Constitution Center, the […]

NLM’s year-long Young Heroes Outreach Program, which takes the Museum’s lessons on civic leadership directly into schools, is now entering the phase when the students choose a social issue that matters to them and plan Action Steps to address that issue. Students in the seventeen schools NLM currently serves have been brainstorming and researching issues […]

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