Everyday Freedom Hero Award

"We reveal stories about freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today." 

The Everyday Freedom Hero Award recognizes those individuals and organizations in our midst who strive to live up to the ideals of the Underground Railroad movement, the foremost of which is freely using one's resources in order to attend the wellbeing of others. This award recognizes those who truely exemplify the best of being a free people in a free society. The Everyday Freedom Heroes Award provides the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center with the opportunity to lift up their stories in order to inspire the next generation of freedom heroes. 


Previous Honorees

Freeset International

Devon Still

Eric Foner