150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment: President Obama Gives Presidential Proclamation

150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment: President Obama Gives Presidential Proclamation

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, President Obama addressed the nation, calling for Americans "to remember that our freedom is bound up with the freedom of others, regardless of where they come from, or what they look like, or what their last name is, or what faith they practice."

Give A Gift That Inspires

 

The gift shop at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has something for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Your purchase of one-of-a-kind artwork, fair trade jewelry, hand-crafted items from around the world, books and more, inspire and support the mission of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Admission to the gift shop is free - no ticket required. 

Freedom Center to Host Pulitzer Prize–Winning Historian Eric Foner Next Week

Next Tuesday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University Eric Foner December 1 at 6 p.m., where he will discuss his latest work, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. Foner’s lecture is the second lecture in the John and Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series—a series connecting the public with award-winning authors, historians and thought-leaders, discussing themes on history, race, culture and modern abol

Cincinnati 2nd Dreamers' Summit

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015

NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FREEDOM CENTER

 

Come and learn about the personal stories, struggles, experiences and hopes of young immigrants in Cincinnati. 

 

EVENING INCLUDES:

5-6 PM

Tour of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (first 100 attendees)

6-7 PM

Video Viewing of City of Immigrant Theater Play

7-7:45 PM

Dreamer’s Panel Program

7:45-8:30 PM

Chips & Salsa Reception

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