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1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse (USA)

As the site of Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends, the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse was a national crucible for major reform movements in the nineteenth century. It stood at the

20th Century Illuminations – Beyond Genocide (USA)

20th Century Illuminations – Beyond Genocide focuses on the ways in which art can enable us to reflect on our most basic human rights. Since 1985, artist Amy Fagin has been

Abbe Museum (USA)

With the mission to inspire new learning about the Wabanaki Nations with every visit, the Abbe Museum values the importance of education, research, care, and investment in our strategic and

Act for the Disappeared (Lebanon)

Act for the Disappeared (ACT) is a Lebanese Human Rights organization created in 2010 by a group of citizens from all religious denominations and not affiliated to any political party.

Addison Road Community Centre – Living Museum (Australia)

The Addison Road Community Organisation’s Living Museum is located in Marrickville, in the heart of Sydney’s Inner West, on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. The

Adoption Museum Project

Adoption inherently involves the subject of place, dislocation – and often, particularly if one explore its historical contexts, human rights. Adoption Museum Project uses the power of museums to help

African Youth Initiative Network

The Nobel Peace Prize-nominated African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET) works directly with victims of brutalities suffered during the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and the Government of Uganda (GoU) hostilities.

Al-tahreer Association for Development (Iraq)

Al-tahreer Association for Development’s goal is to build an Iraq with a free, democratic community in which justice and peace prevails. Additionally, the association seek to achieve independent, impartial and transparent

Albanian American Civic League

The Albanian American Civic League (Albanian: Lidhja Qytetare Shqiptaro-Amerikane)is the only Albanian American lobbygroup in Washington, D.C., representing the concerns and interests of the Albanian people in the United States

Alice Paul Institute

The Alice Paul Institute honors the legacy of Alice Paul — suffragist, crusader for gender equality, and author of the Equal Rights Amendment — by providing leadership development and civics

America’s Black Holocaust Museum (USA)

America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1984 by Dr. James Cameron, who survived a lynching at age 16. It is the world’s only museum to

American Friends of the Parents Circle Families (USA)

Parents Circle Families Forum (PCFF) is a unique grassroots organization made up of more than six hundred families, half Israeli and half Palestinian, who have all lost immediate family members

Andersonville National Historic Site (USA)

The Andersonville National Historic Site, located near Andersonville, Georgia, preserves the former Camp Sumter (also known as Andersonville Prison), a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the final twelve months of the

Angel Island Immigration Station (USA)

Most Americans know the story of Ellis Island, where immigrants crossing the Atlantic Ocean were processed. But the story of its West Coast counterpart, the Angel Island Immigration Station, is

Apartheid Museum (South Africa)

The Apartheid Museum presents a century of South African history, from industrialization at the turn of the last century to the transition to democracy in 1994 and beyond.    

Arab American National Museum (USA)

The first museum in the world devoted to Arab American history, the Arab American National Museum brings the voices and faces of Arab Americans to mainstream audiences to dispel misconceptions

Arch Street Meeting House

Arch Street Meeting House is a hub of Quaker thought, inspiration, and action and was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 2011.  Built in 1804, Arch Street Meeting House

Archivo de la Memoria de la Provincia de Córdoba (Argentina)

Located in Santa Catalina in the heart of the City of Cordoba, the Department of Information (D2) – the Intelligence Section of the Provincial Police – functioned as a clandestine detention

Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional (Guatemala)

In July of 2005, the Human Rights Ombudsman of Guatemala uncovered a secret trove of historical and administrative documents belonging to the former National Police of Guatemala. This collection relates to Guatemala’s

Arizona State Museum (USA)

Arizona State Museum (ASM) is the oldest and largest anthropology museum in the Southwest, established in 1893, and the state’s official archaeological repository. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, ASM

Asociación Caminos De La Memoria – El Ojo Que Llora (Peru)

Asociación Caminos de la Memoria is an organization of diverse individuals with a proven track record for human rights promotion in Peru. As part of its efforts to build a

Asociación de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos y Mártires por la Liberación Nacional – Bolivia

Founded in 1983, the Association of Relatives of Missing Detainees and Martyrs for National Liberation (ASOFAMD) seeks to keep alive the memory of martyrs and find justice for the victims

Asociación Memorial en el Cementerio de Cáceres (Spain)

Asociación Memorial en el Cementerio de Cáceres (AMECECA), is an association located in Cáceres (Spain) dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the memory of the Republican victims of the

Asociación Nacional de Familiares de Secuestrados, Detenidos y Desaparecidos del Perú – ANFASEP

The National Association of Relatives of Kidnapped, Detained and Disappeared of Peru was established on September 2, 1983, to bring together people who had been drastically affected by political violence

Asociación Pasaje Begoña – Spain

Asociación Pasaje Begoña is a Spanish organization located in the city of Torremolinos, Malaga. The association was established in January 2018 with the primary objective of recovering the historical memory

Asociación Paz y Esperanza (Peru)

Asociación Paz y Esperanza is a Christian non-profit association in Peru that works to promote social justice and the integral development of the indigent and the outcast. They do this

Asociación por la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos Colonia Dignidad (Chile)

Colonia Dignidad [Dignity Colony], now called Villa Baviera [Bavarian Village], is a piece of land in Parral, Chile inhabited by Germans since 1961. It is the site of a former

Association des Victimes, Parents et Amis du 28 Septembre 2009

On September 28, 2009, thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered in Conakry stadium to challenge the candidacy of military junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara, when soldiers opened fire with automatic weapons,

Association for Justice and Rehabilitation (Tunisia)

The Association for Justice and Rehabilitation works toward preserving the collective memory of Tunisian victims, documenting human rights violations, and establishing a platform for transitional justice processes in the country. In

Atlanta History Center (USA)

The Atlanta History Center, through its collections, programs and exhibitions, preserves and interprets subjects about the city and the region to Atlanta’s diverse audiences. The institution’s mission is to connect

Auschwitz Institute for Peace & Reconciliation (USA)

The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) works to prevent genocide by building a worldwide community of policymakers and military leaders with the skills and commitment to respond to

Bahrain Mirror (Bahrain)

Bahrain Mirror is an e-newspaper run by dissidents in Bahrain, created after the dissolution of the free press following the declaration of martial law in March 2011. The paper supports

Baladna – Association for Arab Youth

Baladna was founded in 2001 by a group of young Palestinians committed to advancing the social, political, cultural, and economic rights of Arab Palestinian youth in Israel. Frustrated by a

Balkan Museum Network (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

The Balkan Museum Network exists to celebrate, preserve, and share the complex common heritage of the western Balkans. It is based on mutual respect and guided by a commitment to

Baltimore Museum of Industry

The Baltimore Museum of Industry was founded in 1977 as a project of the Mayor’s Office to collect the stories and histories of businesses that were then rapidly leaving the

Bangsamoro Museum (Philippines)

The Bangsamoro is united, enlightened, self-governing, peaceful, just, morally upright, and progressive. Guided by moral governance and in pursuit of genuine and meaningful autonomy, the Bangsamoro Government ensures the necessary

Bardejov Jewish Preservation Committee (United States and Slovakia)

The Bardejov Jewish Preservation Committee is dedicated to reviving Jewish Heritage in the town of Bardejov, Slovakia. It pursues this goal through the restoration of historic sites, commemoration of the

Belarusian Documentation Center

The Belarusian Documentation Centre archives legal documents for the future rehabilitation of Belarusian victims of human rights abuses. The foundation works with human rights defenders and lawyers as well as

Belonging (England)

Belonging wants to contribute to a world where national territory is not being scattered into ethnic and socio-economical enclaves, where architects and planners are not abusing their professional knowledge to

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (USA)

In honor of the struggle against racism and segregation, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) was erected as a monument to reconciliation and equality for all mankind. Its mission is

Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire

The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire (BHTNH) promotes awareness and appreciation of African American history and life in order to build more inclusive communities today. BHTNH offers tours throughout

Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner Historic Site (USA)

The Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner State Monument solemnly remembers the dark days of suffering from 1863 to 1868 when the U.S. Military persecuted and imprisoned 9,500 Navajo (the

Brazilian Network of Researchers of Sites of Memory and Conscience (Brazil)

The Brazilian Network of Researchers of Sites of Memory and Conscience is an articulation of researchers and managers related to different academic and cultural institutions that work on the relations

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site (USA)

The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in U.S. public schools, is one of hope and courage. In December 1952, the United States Supreme Court

Campaign for Good Governance (Sierra Leone)

Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) is a registered national non-government organisation advocating for good governance in Sierra Leone. Leaders of the pro-democracy movement formed CGG in 1996 after the first

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a national and international destination, a centre of learning where Canadians and people from around the world engage in discussion and commit to

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (Canada)

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 explores the theme of Canadian immigration to enhance public understanding of the experiences of immigrants as they arrive in Canada, the vital

Cantos Cautivos

Cantos Cautivos (Captive Songs) is a digital archive that compiles memories of individual and collective musical experiences in centres for political detention and torture in Chile under Pinochet. This participatory

Cárcel de Carabanchel Para la Memoria (Spain)

Carabanchel Prison was the most prominent place of repression during the period of General Franco’s rule (1939-1975), the last dictatorship of Western Europe. The prison’s construction, carried out by prisoners

Carlisle Indian School Farmhouse Coalition

The Carlisle Indian School Farmhouse Coalition is planning to repurpose the Carlisle Indian Industrial School’s Farmhouse as a Heritage Center dedicated to the school, its students, and the intergenerational impacts

Casa de la Memoria “Kaji Tulam” (Guatemala)

The Casa de la Memoria “Kaji Tulam” is a permanent space, open to the public, with special emphasis on youth, which communicates and exhibits for purposes of study, deconstruction, and

Casa do Povo (Brazil)

Casa do Povo is the popular name of Instituto Cultural Israelita Brasileiro, a cultural center founded and historically run by left-oriented Jewish communities in São Paulo, Brazil. Founded in 1953, it

Casa Mémoire (Morocco)

Founded in 1995, Casa Mémoire is a Moroccan non-profit organization that aims to safeguard the 20th century architectural heritage in Morocco. It brings together communities to support the preservation of

Casa Memoria José Domingo Cañas (Chile)

The José Domingo Cañas Foundation aims to promote the maintenance of collective memory regarding human rights, especially in the scope of education, culture, and society. Our foundation brings together ex-detainees,

Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc.

The Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc. works to study, commemorate, and preserve the unique and rich history of this late 18th through 19th-century industrial village through the preservation of architecture,

Center for Reconciliation

The Center for Reconciliation in Providence, Rhode Island offers a wide range of events, ongoing programs and exhibits designed to connect us to the history and the legacy of slavery,

Centre for Cultural Management

Located in Lviv, Ukraine, the Centre for Cultural Management initiates, engages in and supports activities that catalyze positive cultural change in Ukraine at the individual, organizational and societal levels; and

Centre for Memory and Development (Kenya)

The Centre for Memory and Development was established to help realize one of the vital recommendations contained in the final report of the Kenya Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission: The

Centre for Memory and Reparations (Sierra Leone)

The Center for Memory and Reparations facilitates remembrance and common narratives around the Sierra Leone civil war (1991 – 2002), disseminating the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and

Centre for Public History

The Centre for Public History is a civic association founded by historians, dealing with the past experts and human rights activists, with the aim of – promoting the application of history

Centro Cultural Museo y Memoria de NELTUME

Centro Cultural and Museo y Memoria de Neltume has 16 years of experience with their local community in Panguipulli, Chile. Its mission is to be an open space for the

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Centro Cultural por la Memoria de Trelew (Argentina)

The Cultural Center for Memory in Trelew is located at the old airport of Trelew. In August 1972, during the military dictatorship of Gen. Alejandro A. Lanusse, twenty-five political prisoners

Centro Cultural y Museo de la Memoria – MUME (Uruguay)

Centro Cultural y Museo de la Memoria is a space dedicated to the memory of state terrorism and the efforts of the Uruguayan people in their struggle against the dictatorship. It

Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas (Mexico)

Founded in 1989 by Bishop Samuel Ruiz García of the Diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas (Frayba) documents and litigates

Centro de Investigaciones Históricas de los Movimientos Sociales (Mexico)

Centro de Investigaciones Históricas de los Movimientos Sociales (CIHMSAC) was established in May 2006 with the effort of activists, social science researchers, and individuals to write history and preserve the

Centro de la Memoria Monseñor Juan Gerardi

The Memory Center of Monsignor Juan Gerardi started in the drafting of the Guatemala Never Again (Guatemala Nunca Más) Report in 1998. Juan Gerardi collected survivors’ testimonies and documentation of human

Centro de Memoria, Paz y Reconciliación (Colombia)

Centro de Memoria, Paz y Reconciliación (Memory and Peace Center) seeks to materialize the commitment to honor the memory of victims of political violence from 1948 to the present, and

Centro Loyola Ayacucho (Peru)

The Loyola Ayacucho Center promotes citizen participation, inclusion, and peace among the Ayacucho community in the southern Sierra region of Peru. Created in 2004 in the city of Huamanga, the

Centro Nacional Chega! (Timor-Leste)

Chega! means ENOUGH. Housed in the Old Balide Prison, a Portuguese-era prison where TImorese resistance figures were interned by the Indonesian military during the 24-year occupation of Timor, Centro Chega!

Chicago Cultural Alliance (USA)

Chicago Cultural Alliance (CCA) connects, promotes, and supports centers of cultural heritage for a more inclusive Chicago. The CCA represents 35 Chicago-area ethnic museums, cultural centers, and historical societies, known

Chicago Veterans for Peace – My Lai Memorial Exhibit (USA)

My Lai Memorial Exhibit Remember/ Learn/ Seek Justice & Peace This traveling exhibit honors the Vietnamese who died in their American War. The exhibit is a strong, anti-war response to

Chinese Historical Society of America (USA)

The Chinese Historical Society of America collects, preserves, and illuminates the history of Chinese in America by serving as a center for research, scholarship, and learning to inspire a greater

Clayborn Reborn

Clayborn Reborn is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to reintroduce the community of Memphis to Clayborn Temple and to engage a national audience. After decades of non-use, plans are

Colibrí Center for Human Rights

The Colibrí Center for Human Rights is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization based in Tucson, Arizona with the mission to end disappearance and uphold human dignity along the U.S.-Mexico border. Colibrí works in

Comisión de Homenaje a las Víctimas de los CCD el Vesubio y Proto-Banco (Argentina)

Comisión de Homenaje a las Víctimas de los CCD el Vesubio y Proto-Banco (Commission of Tribute to the Victims of El Vesubio and Protobanco Clandestine Detention Centers) works to document

Comité Indépendant pour la Mémoire d’Aycha’a (Ethiopia)

Comité Indépendant pour la Mémoire d’Aycha’a centers on breaking the silence around the 1960 genocide that occurred in the town of Aysha’a, Ethiopia. Aysha’a was a vibrant commercial town located

Commemoration of the Makobola Massacres and its Surroundings (Congo)

Commémoration De Massacres De Makobola Et De Ses Environs (MWALO) ‘s vision is to work for lasting peace based on truth, justice, reparation, reconciliation, and peaceful cohabitation between the peoples

Community Health Foundation

The Community Health Foundation centers the leadership and expertise of Black people and people of the global majority who live at the sharpest intersection of systems of oppression, in particular

Connecticut Landmarks (USA)

Founded in 1936, Connecticut Landmarks (CTL) owns thirteen historic properties in Connecticut. Their seven house museums are starting points – landmarks in every sense – for deeper exploration and greater appreciation

Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office Museums (USA)

The four Connecticut State Preservation Office Museums are: The Prudence Crandall Museum is a National Historic Landmark & State Archaeological Preserve, is the original site of a higher education academy

Conner Prairie

Since 1974, Conner Prairie has been a destination where people can experience history in a way that books cannot teach, as founder Eli Lilly envisioned. As Indiana’s first Smithsonian Institute

Consequences of Radiation Exposure (USA)

The goal of Consequences of Radiation Exposure (CORE) is to establish an international museum focusing upon issues relating to the health effects of ionizing radiation. Their primary mission is to advance

Consortium des Associations des Jeunes Pour La Defense Des Victimes De Violences En Guinee

In the aftermath of the events of September 28, 2009, in which 157 people were killed, dozens missing and more than a hundred women raped, young people from Guinea came

Constitution Hill (South Africa)

In 1995, the Constitutional Court judges of South Africa selected the Old Fort prison in Johannesburg as the site for the new Constitutional Court building. The prison complex, which once

Consumer Health Foundation (USA)

The Consumer Health Foundation centers the leadership and expertise of Black people and people of the global majority in the Washington, DC region who live at the sharpest intersection of

Cooperstown Graduate Program at SUNY Oneonta (USA)

The Cooperstown Graduate Program (CGP) is the premier program for the training of museum professionals in the United States. CGP trains creative, entrepreneurial museum leaders committed to generating programs and

Corporación de Memoria y Cultura Puchuncaví – Chile

Corporación de Memoria y Cultura Puchuncaví promotes a culture of human rights towards Chilean society, through the rescue and enhancement of the history and memory of cultural practices developed in

Creative Memory of the Syrian Revolution Project (Syria)

Launched in May of 2013 as a project by the nonprofit, Creative Memory of the Syrian Revolution collects, documents, and archives creative expressions. Creative Memory then identifies, authenticates, and contextualizes

Cultural Heritage without Borders – Albania

Cultural Heritage without Borders – Albania (CHwB Albania) is dedicated to rescuing and preserving tangible and intangible cultural heritage affected by conflict, neglect, and both human and natural disasters. In

Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

The Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies (DCHRS) is an independent, non-governmental organization established in 2005, located in the Syrian capital of Damascus. Its mission is to foster a spirit

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, National Park Service

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area was created in 1965 under the stewardship of the National Park Service. Located in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, it encompasses over 70,000 acres

Detroit Historical Society (USA)

The Detroit Historical Society provides meaningful experiences that share the city’s history with all its community members. The Society operates the Detroit Historical Museum in the city’s midtown and the Dossin

Devoir de Mémoire (Haiti)

Devoir de Mémoire fights to transform sites of atrocities into sites of memory in Haiti, to demand justice for the crimes committed during the Duvalier dictatorship, and to advocate for their non-repetition.

Discovery Center (Kosovo)

The Discovery Center provides a secure and open environment, where youth are encouraged to be curious. Emphasis is placed on creating a safe space to afford young people the chance

District Six Museum (South Africa)

The mission of the District Six Museum is to ensure that the history and memory of forced removals in South Africa endures and, in the process, will change all forms

Diversity Challenges (Northern Ireland)

Diversity Challenges’ vision is a society in which people understand, and take responsibility for, the shared and distinctive traditions of all communities. Diversity Challenges’ mission is to assist culturally specific

Dorothea Dix Park

Dorothea Dix Park has a deep history that involves many of the most complex national issues today: Race, Mental Health, and the Environment. Beginning as land used by Native Americans

Drew Theological School – Drew University

Drew Theological School, United States Academic Affiliate Drew’s Doctor of Ministry cohort in pilgrimage and spirituality explores the practical, theological, and transformative aspects of pilgrimage in order to enhance religious

Eastern State Penitentiary (USA)

Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world. Opened in 1829, the facility embodied a new philosophy: that prolonged isolation would lead prisoners to

Egypt Forum for Youth and Development

The Egypt Forum for Youth and Development’s vision is to see empowered women, youth and teens living in a just and equal Egyptian society where they enjoy all of their

Éist (USA)

Éist works to cultivate and promote community-based, post-conflict transformative justice through art, culture and media that focuses on first-person perspectives of justice and accountability, trauma and healing, and the aftermath

Elmina Castle (Ghana)

Elmina Castle is a historical site recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It is also a major tourist attraction in the central region of Ghana. The castle was erected by the Portuguese in

Enab Baladi (Syria)

Enab Baladi is an independent Syrian nonprofit media organization. It was established in 2011 by a group of citizen journalists and activists from Daraya, a Syrian town in Damascus suburbs. The

Espace Culturel ABC (Benin)

Espace Culturel ABC focuses on sharing and transferring knowledge about Benin and African history more generally. With the goal of engaging young people, especially children, through performance and creativity, the

Estadio Nacional, Memoria Nacional (Chile)

In the aftermath of the September 1973 coup d’état that overthrew the Government of Chilean President Salvador Allende, the National Stadium of Santiago (Estadio Nacional) became the largest “concentration camp”

Faro de la Memoria

The Faro de la Memoria, or the Lighthouse of Memory, formerly called ESIM, was a clandestine detention center where people were tortured and killed by the armed Argentine forces during the last


Filoli welcomes 200,000 visitors through tours, art exhibitions, youth and adult education, and seasonal events. Our programs aim to highlight the importance of connections among nature, environmental conservation and stewardship,

Finnish Labour Museum (Finland)

Starting in 1993, the Finnish Labour Museum Werstas is based in the historical Finlayson cotton mill area right in the heart of Tampere. At Werstas, you can visit the Steam

Flight PS752 Memorial

On January 8, 2020, tragedy struck as Ukrainian Airlines Flight PS752 carrying 176 crew and passengers  (plus an unborn child), was struck by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard. Of the 176

Fondazione Scuola di Pace di Monte Sole (Italy)

Between September 29 and October 5, 1944, 800 people in more than 100 places in the mountains outside Bologna, Italy (small villages, churches, and single houses) were killed by Nazi

Fondo Kati (Spain)

Fondo Kati, which opened in 2003 with funding from the Spanish government, defends the memory of Andalusian history and sites in Timbuktu and the rest of Africa. To date, Fondo Kati has recorded 4,449

Ford’s Theatre (USA)

The site of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, Ford’s Theatre honors Lincoln’s legacy and explores the American experience through theatre and education. A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center,

Forum pour la Mémoire Vigilante, FMV – Rwanda

Established in October 2017 by Burundian refugees living in Rwanda, Forum for Vigilant Memory works to educate people about genocide, assist survivors and victims of this crime against humanity, and

Foundation for Peace and Development (DRC)

In eastern DRC, people are living with the sequels of brutal ethnic wars that happened between 1999 and 2003. As a result of inequalities in terms of opportunities and the

Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum

The mission of the Friends is to support the Museum and its programs. To do this our organization relies on volunteers. Those volunteers serve as docents and greeters to assist

Fund B92 – Museum of Tolerance (Serbia)

Fund B92 is a non-profit organization that designs and produces humanitarian, cultural, educational, and socially responsible campaigns and projects to prevent and solve different social problems. Since its establishment in

Fundacion Zelmar Michelini

Fundacion Zelmar Michelini disseminates the work and thought of Zelmar Michelini, a Uruguayan human rights advocate, with the goal of promoting reflection on pluralism and fighting impunity. The Foundation upholds historical memory as a principle

Future Partners Foundation of Development (Yemen)

The Future Partners Foundation of Development seeks to contribute to achieving a comprehensive developmental renaissance that meets the needs and requirements of Yemeni civil society through implementing many qualitative projects

Gallery 11/07/95

Gallery 11/07/95 is the first memorial gallery in Bosnia and Herzegovina – an exhibition space aiming to preserve the memory of the Srebrenica tragedy and the 8372 persons who perished in the

Gandhi Ashram Trust (Bangladesh)

The Gandhi Ashram Trust (GAT) is a philanthropic development organization working in Noakhali, Bangladesh. The objectives of GAT are derived from the core values of Gandhian philosophy and guidelines of rural

Georgia State University, Department of History and Master of Heritage Preservation Program

The Master of Heritage Preservation (MHP) program offers compelling opportunities to pursue careers relating to the preservation and interpretation of cultural heritage. Based in the Department of History, the program

Gernika Gogoratuz Centro de Investigacion Por la Paz (Spain)

Gernika Gogoratuz is a Peace Research Centre created in 1987 by unanimous decision of the Basque Parliament, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Gernika. The Centre conducts

Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum (USA)

The Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum provides a new and productive purpose for Schmucker Hall, built in 1832 as a state of the art museum with national interest. Four floors of

Ghana Museums and Monuments Board

The Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB) is the legal custodian of Ghana’s tangible cultural heritage (movable and immovable heritage). The Board was established in March 1957 – on the

Global Society Initiative for Peace and Democracy (GLOSIPAD)

Global Society Initiative for Peace and Democracy (GLOSIPAD), is a non-governmental, non-partisan, South Sudanese civil society organization, which was established and registered under both Uganda NGOs Act in 2016, and

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, National Park Service

Golden Gate National Recreation Area was established in 1972 as part of a movement to bring national parks to people living in urban areas. Since then, it has grown to

Grand Teton National Park (USA)

Located in northwestern Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway preserves a spectacular landscape rich with majestic mountains, pristine lakes, and extraordinary wildlife. The

Guinean Organization of Human Rights

The Guinean Organization for the Defense of Human Rights and the Citizen – OGDH – was created in June 1990. It is a non-governmental organization independent of public authorities and

Gulag Museum at Perm-36 (Russia)

In 1995, in the Perm region of the Russian Federation, a unique memorial museum of the history of political repression was created in the former camp for political prisoners Perm-36.

Gulag.cz (Czech Republic)

The Gulag.cz Association is concerned with the phenomenon of the Gulag prison system and the Soviet totalitarian regime in general. Founded at the end of 2009, its mission is to

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (USA)

Abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote perhaps the most influential novel of the 19th century, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Her words inspired many to fight against slavery and injustice. The Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park (USA)

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park is located in Dorchester County, Maryland and was created to commemorate the life of Harriet Tubman an American hero and historical icon. The state

Healing Through Remembering (Northern Ireland)

Healing Through Remembering (HTR) is a cross-community project made up of individual members holding differing political, social, and religious perspectives who come together to focus on how best to deal

Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation (USA)

The Heart Mountain Wyoming – Annie E. Casey Foundation was formed in 1996 to preserve the site that represents a period in U.S. history following the bombing of Pearl Harbor

Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses

Grima + Gallier Historic Houses preserve two 19th-century French Quarter homes in New Orleans and use their architecture, collections, and history to prompt inquiry and inspire discourse about our collective

Historic Alexandria – United States

Historic Alexandria preserves and shares the past to enrich the present and inspire the future. As part of the City of Alexandria, the department shares the city’s history through museums

Historic Stagville State Historic Site (United States)

Historic Stagville is a state historic site that interprets the lives, culture, and labors of enslaved people on one of the largest plantations in North Carolina. By 1859, over 900

Historical Memory Project (USA)

The Historical Memory Project documents and advocates for truth, historical memory, justice, and public access to state violence, war, and genocide archives in Latin America. We collect and disseminate evidence,

Historical Museum of the City of Krakow, Schindler’s Factory (Poland)

The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow, Schindler’s Factory is housed in what used to be the administrative building of the former Oskar Schindler factory, Emalia. The wartime history of

Hopelantern Space (Rwanda)

Hopelantern Space is a creative space that engages the community through programs that promote learning, social change, and cohesion. Hopelantern Space creates engaging-artistic and creative programs in a variety of

Hrant Dink Foundation (Turkey)

The Hrant Dink Foundation was established in 2007 in Istanbul, following the assassination of Hrant Dink, the founder of the Turkish-Armenian weekly Agos newspaper. The Foundation defines the development of

Human Rights Center for Memory and Archives (Morocco)

The Human Rights Center for Memory and Archives strengthens the commitment of the Kingdom of Morocco to protect its citizens’ rights and freedoms. It confirms Morocco’s attachment to respect its

Human Rights Media Center (South Africa)

The Human Rights Media Center is a non-profit organization based in Cape Town, South Africa. Its mission is the documentation and multi-media dissemination of the country’s narrative history for human rights

Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial (USA)

The mission of the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial is to “promote respect for human dignity and diversity through education and to foster individual responsibility to work for justice and peace.” The Memorial achieves this

Illinois State Museum

The Illinois State Museum is a system of museums and galleries serving the people of Illinois, and operates within the agency of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The Museum

Indiana Historical Society (USA)

Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) has connected people to the past by collecting, preserving, and sharing the state’s history. IHS maintains a research library and archives; presents a

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI)

The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) is a Georgian non-governmental organization founded in 2009 by two historians/researchers Levan Avalishvili and Giorgi Kldiashvili. The idea to create IDFI

Institute of Social Development (Sri Lanka)

The Institute of Social Development (ISD) created the Tea Plantation Workers Museum to enlighten the wider community about the lives of the tea plantation workers in Sri Lanka. Many of

Intercontinental Slavery Museum (Mauritius)

ISM Mauritius Ltd is in the oldest building of the island, a former Military Hospital built by French Governor Labourdonnais in 1740. The building and the surroundings bear many associations

International Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement – IDEA (USA)

The International Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement – IDEA is building a global network of leprosy heritage sites – remote locations where individuals diagnosed with leprosy were once

International Centre for Ethnic Studies (Sri Lanka)

The International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) uses research, policy advocacy, dialogue and the creative arts, to celebrate and promote diversity in all its multiple shades. For 34 years it has contributed

International Institute of Learning for Social Reconciliation (Guatemala)

The International Institute of Learning for Social Reconciliation (IIARS) is a private non-profit organization that aims to provide a forum to discuss and learn about the problems facing Guatemalans in

International Museum for Democracy

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Istituzione Musei del Mare e delle Migrazioni – Mu.MA (Italy)

From museum complex to cultural center, Mu.MA presents the sea as a dialogue between people and cultures. Galata Maritime Museum is located in the center of Genoa, in a main tourist

Jamalpur Gandhi Ashram (Bangladesh)

The Ashram is a historic sanctuary that was established in Jamalpur, Bangladesh in the 1930s following the principles of non-violence and non-cooperation as set forth by Mahatma Gandhi. After the partition

James Madison’s Montpelier

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James Monroe Museum (USA)

The James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library is dedicated to the study, interpretation and presentation of the life and times of the fifth President of the United States. Its mission

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (USA)

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, an educational agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, administers Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.  The agency’s

Jane Addams Hull-House (USA)

The Jane Addams Hull-House serves as a dynamic memorial to social reformer and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Jane Addams (1860-1935) and other resident social reformers whose work influenced the lives

Japanese American National Museum (USA)

The Japanese American National Museum is the only museum in the United States dedicated to promoting understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by preserving, interpreting, and sharing the experiences

Jihan Organization for Education of Human Rights Culture (Iraq)

The Jihan Organization for Education of Human Rights Culture (JOEHRC) was founded in 2010 in Kirkuk City, Iraq by civilians who advocate for human rights culture among the local community.

John Dickinson Plantation – United States

John Dickinson, known as the “Penman of the Revolution,” was one of America’s founding fathers who wrote of freedom and liberty for all while holding human beings in bondage. The

John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation (USA)

The John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation oversees Reconciliation Park, the long-awaited result of the 2001 Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. The Park memorializes the Tulsa Race

Joshua Tree National Park (USA)

Joshua Tree National Park straddles the intersection of two major desert ecosystems, the Mojave and the Colorado Desert. The park preserves diverse plant and animal life, including its namesake the

Justice Access Point – Uganda

Justice Access Point was established in 2018 and formerly registered in 2019. The formation of the Organization was inspired by the overarching and urgent need to kick start, reignite, and

Justice Fleet

The Justice Fleet is a mobile network of experiences that foster community healing through art, play, and dialogue. Housed inside of box trucks, each mobile exhibit ventures into various neighborhoods

Kdei Karuna (Cambodia)

Kdei Karuna Organization (KdK) is an innovative, politically neutral NGO that has worked in Cambodia’s peacebuilding community for more than ten years. KdK employs participatory community-engaged approaches to build sustainable

Kennedy King Memorial Initiative

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Keweenaw National Historic Park

Keweenaw National Historic Park’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of copper mining in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. To help achieve that, the park has three intertwined goals: to

Khulumani (South Africa)

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Kidzeum of Health and Science is located at 412 E. Adams Street in downtown Springfield, Illinois. The museum is designed to give children ages two-to-ten a fun and hands-on way

Kigali Genocide Memorial – Aegis Trust (Rwanda)

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Archives (USA)

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Last Address

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Le Bois Du Cazier (Belgium)

On August 8th, 1956, a fire spread through Le Bois du Cazier coal mine in Marcinelle, Belgium, claiming the lives of 262 men representing 12 different nationalities. The disaster was the largest

Leona Tate Foundation for Change (USA)

On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Brown vs. the Board of Education that racial segregation in the public schools was unconstitutional. In 1960,

Levine Museum of the New South (USA)

The New South means people, places and a period of time — from 1865 to today. Levine Museum of the New South is an interactive history museum that provides the

Liberation War Museum (Bangladesh)

The Liberation War Museum was established to disseminate a non-partisan history of the War of Independence, and currently holds over 11,000 items in its collection. It is a living museum

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

On September 4, 1957, nine African-American students were forcibly barred from entering a recently de-segregated public high school on the orders of their Governor. By the end of the month,

Longfellow House Washington’s Headquarters

Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site preserves the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the world’s foremost 19th century poets. First built in 1759, this remarkable house bears witness

Lowell National Historical Park (USA)

The early story of America’s Industrial Revolution is commemorated at Lowell National Historical Park. In the midst of this lively city, the Park offers visitors an in-depth look into the

Lower Falls Foundation

The Lower Falls Foundation, founded in 2016, is growing the national presence of Rochester‘s Lower Falls Region in New York by empowering community neighbors, fostering pride in the natural landscape,

Maison des Esclaves (Senegal)

Few places in the world capture the magnitude and brutality of the slave trade like Maison des Esclaves on Gorée Island in Senegal, the first UNESCO World Heritage site in

Malik Rahim House

Malik Rahim joined the Black Panther Party during the Civil Rights movement and was a leader in the New Orleans Panthers by 1970. His house became the depository for the

Manene Cultural Trust

The Manene Cultural Trust, based in Nairobi, Kenya, aims to promote peace and social cohesion. Over time it is clear that traditional cultural practices help build peace and increase social cohesion.

Manzanar National Historic Site

In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes and detained them in remote, military-style camps. Manzanar War Relocation Center was

Maryland Lynching Memorial Project (USA)

The legacy of racism endures in America’s psyche and our society. MLMP believes the injuries racism continues to inflict cannot be healed until it is confronted: there must be truth

Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation

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McLeod Plantation Historic Site and Caw Caw Interpretive Center

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Mediterranean Forum for Memory

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Memoria Abierta (Argentina)

Memoria Abierta, a collective of human rights organizations, works to raise social awareness and knowledge about state terrorism in order to enrich democratic culture. One of our primary objectives is

Memorial ACTe (Guadeloupe)

In memory of those who were victims of the slave trade and slavery, Memorial ACTe is set on Guadeloupian soil, on the site of the former Darboussier sugar factory. The

Memorial da Lutas e Ligas Camponesas

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Memorial da Resistência de São Paulo (Brazil)

El Memorial is housed at the former offices of the Department of Social and Political Order of São Paulo State, one of the most gruesome political police forces in the

Memorial Democràtic de la Generalitat de Catalunya (Spain)

By recovering formerly repressed histories and voices, Memorial Democràtic aims to defend the Catalan citizens’ “right to remember.” The institution works to research, preserve, and publicize the history of the

Memorial International Society (Russia)

The main task of the Memorial International Society is to awaken and preserve “social memories” of the severe political persecution which took place in the USSR. Working with high school

Memorial Paine: Corporacia Paine, Un Lugar para la Memoria (Chile)

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Memorial para la Concordia (Guatemala)

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Memorium Nuremberg Trials

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Memory and Knowledge for Studies (Egypt)

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Menokin Foundation

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Michigan History Center

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Michigan State University Museum (USA)

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Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project

Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project, Inc. (MPCPMP) provides a means for individuals and communities to formally honor and remember the millions of Africans who died and those who

Migration Museum

The Migration Museum works towards a world free of racism and injustice through telling the stories of South Australians and celebrating cultural diversity. Established in 1986, South Australia’s Migration Museum

Migration Museum (United Kingdom)

The Migration Museum explores how the movement of people to and from Britain across the ages has shaped who we are – as individuals, as communities, and as a nation.

Minidoka National Historic Site (USA)

Minidoka National Historic Site is located in the western United States. It commemorates the more than 9,000 Japanese Americans who were imprisoned at the Minidoka War Relocation Center during the Second

Minnesota Historical Society: Historic Fort Snelling (USA)

Built in the early 1820s, Historic Fort Snelling played many pivotal roles in the history of the United States from before the Civil War through World War II. The fort protected

Minutemen Missile National Historic Site (USA)

Preserving the last remaining Minuteman II intercontinental ballistic missile Site in the upper Great Plains, the Site interprets the deterrent value of America’s nuclear defense during the Cold War and

Mish’al Association for the Children of the Disappeared

Algeria-Watch is an association for the defense of human rights in Algeria. Created in 1997 in Germany, it quickly went beyond the German-speaking framework and developed activities in the French

Mish’al Association for the Children of the Disappeared in Algeria

Working on forced disappearances in Algeria for many years, the main aim of the Mish’al Association for the Children of the Disappeared in Algeria (the Torch) is to preserve the

Missouri History Museum (USA)

The Missouri History Museum seeks to deepen the understanding of past choices, present circumstances, and future possibilities; strengthen the bonds of the community; and facilitate solutions to common problems. In 2001,

Movimiento Ciudadano “Para que no se Repita” (Peru)

Movimiento Ciudadano Para Que No Se Repita (Never Again Citizens Movement) is a coalition of over 400 human rights organizations and community groups across Peru. The coalition was established to

Museo Casa de la Memoria (Colombia)

Casa de la Memoria Museum was created as an initiative of the Municipal Unit for Victim Attention and Reparation of Medellin, Colombia, in order to contribute to the comprehension and

Museo de la Memoria – Rosario (Argentina)

The Memorial Museum was created in order to promote access to knowledge and research on the situation of human rights and social and political memory in the region, the country,

Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos (Chile)

The Museum of Memory and Human Rights offers a space for ethical reflection on the violations on human life and dignity committed by the State of Chile between September 11,

Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen (El Salvador)

Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen, a citizen initiative founded after El Salvador’s Peace Accord, preserves significant records on Salvadoran history and culture. The museum organizes exhibitions and publishes books

Museo de las Memorias: Dictadura y Derechos Humanos (Paraguay)

The Museum of Memory operates in the building of the National Bureau of Technical Matters (1956 to 1992), a clandestine center for torture, executions, and forced disappearances. Its origins lie

Museo Internacional para la Democracia (Argentina)

Museo Internacional para la Democracia was inaugurated on April 24, 2019. However, since 2011 its doors have been open periodically to publicize the progress in the long process of restoring

Museo Memoria y Tolerancia (Museum of Memory and Tolerance)

The Museum of Memory and Tolerance was founded in 2010 in Mexico City as a non-profit organization that is dedicated to disseminating the importance of tolerance, non-violence and human rights

Museo Memorial de la Resistencia Dominicana (Dominican Republic)

The Memorial Museum of the Dominican Resistance collects, organizes, preserves, researches, distributes, and displays the tangible and intangible heritage of the struggles of several generations of Dominicans related to the dictatorship

Museo Sitio de Memoria ESMA (Argentina)

Museo Sitio de Memoria ESMA is a former clandestine center for detention, torture and extermination; a historical site; and a material testimony to the human rights violations committed by the last

Museo Storico Della Liberazione

Museo Storico della Liberazione – Roma is housed in the building which was used as a prison during the Nazi occupation of Rome. The detention cells, which then occupied the entire building

Museu da Imigração do Estado de São Paulo (Brazil)

Brazil is a country known worldwide for its cultural diversity. Native people from many nations, such as the Portuguese, Spanish, Flemish, Africans of different origins, Europeans, Asians and Latin American hermanos compose

Museu da Pessoa (Brazil)

The Museu da Pessoa is a virtual and collaborative museum of life stories open to everyone’s participation. At the Museum, you can tell your own story, organize your collections and

Museu Nacional Resistência e Liberdade

The Fortress of Peniche became a symbol of resistance and the fight for freedom when political prisoners were released on 27 April 1974. This historical, military and prison building became

Museum of British Colonialism

The Museum of British Colonialism is a collective based in Kenya and the United Kingdom founded to communicate a more truthful account of British colonialism. Their pilot project focuses on

Museum of Education – University of South Carolina (USA)

Having once housed an extensive archival collection of educational materials, the Museum of Education now serves exclusively as a museum with its exhibitions, publications, and programs portraying the perennial issues of

Museum of Fine Arts

Founded on February 4, 1870, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), stands on the historic homelands of the Massachusett people, a site that has long served as a place

Museum of Free Derry (Northern Ireland)

On Sunday, January 30, 1972, in an incident known as Bloody Sunday, British paratroopers killed 14 people and wounded 17 others after a peaceful civil rights march in the Bogside

Museum of International Folk Art (USA)

As a witness to two world wars, Florence Bartlett believed that encouraging people to interact with folk art and with one another would help promote cultural understanding. Bartlett founded the world’s

Museum of Tolerance (USA)

The Museum of Tolerance (MOT) is the only museum of its kind in the world. It is the educational arm of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, an internationally renowned human rights

Museum of Us (USA)

The Museum of Us is a place for the diverse stories that define us — especially those that have long been overlooked or silenced by dominant narratives. Our mission is

Museum of Women’s Resistance (USA)

The Museum of Women’s Resistance (MoWRe) examines the diversity, dynamism, and global influence of women of African descent and cultures over time in the realms of family, work, community, nations

Museum Ons’Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic)

Museum Ons’Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic) is one of Amsterdam’s oldest museums, second only to the Rijksmuseum. It receives more than 100,000 visitors every year. A

Museums and Cultural Programs Division of the City of Austin

The museums and cultural programs of Austin’s Parks and Recreation Department give voice to Austin’s imagination and colorful past. By visiting its museums, cultural centers, cemeteries, and outdoor theater, you

National Building Museum

The mission of the National Building Museum is to inspire curiosity in the world we design and build. Through exhibitions and programs, the National Building Museum engages all ages in experiencing

National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial (USA)

Established in 2004, the Museum and Memorial provide exhibitions and resources for individuals and groups to learn about Cambodian history and culture, as well as a peaceful site for survivors

National Center for Civil and Human Rights (USA)

The Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s Global Human Rights Movements. Its purpose is

National Centre for Arts and Culture

The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) is a semi-autonomous institution established by an Act of Parliament in December 1989 to preserve, promote and develop Gambian arts and culture.

National Civil Rights Museum (USA)

The National Civil Rights Museum is located at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. The Museum is located

National Coordination of Families of the Disappeared (Algeria)

In 2004, the President of Algeria announced an impending amnesty law that would turn the pages of one of Algeria’s darkest moments in recent history. In response, the families of

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (USA)

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library celebrates life. Czech life. Slovak life. American life. It is a museum that encourages self-discovery, a museum that asks what it means

National Hispanic Cultural Center (USA)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts, and humanities. Since its grand opening in 2000, the NHCC has staged

National Human Rights Museum

On Taiwan’s way to democracy, people suffered, resisted and triumphed, but many of their stories were ignored, or even forgotten. The National Human Rights Museum in Taiwan was established to

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

First opened in 1996, the National Museum of Civil War Medicine is a constellation of three sites comprising an exhibit-based experience in Frederick, Maryland, an outdoor classroom at the Pry

National Museum of the American Indian

The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere—past, present, and future—through partnership with Native people

National Museums Liverpool (UK)

National Museums Liverpool (NML) is a group of eight museums and galleries, sharing important stories from ancient times to today through collections consisting of four million objects of global importance.

National Network of Families of the Disappeared and Missing in Nepal

The National Network of Families of the Disappeared and Missing in Nepal (NEFAD) is a network of district-based associations of families of the missing and disappeared in Nepal. The national

National Public Housing Museum (USA)

The National Public Housing Museum preserves, promotes and propels the right of all Americans to a place where they can live and prosper – a place to call home. It is

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (USA)

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s purpose is to tell the story of the struggle for freedom in the United States through exhibits and programs that focus on America’s battle

New Americans Museum (USA)

The New Americans Museum strives to promote understanding and interaction between newcomers and native-born Americans while helping our newest citizens connect with and prosper in their new homeland. The museum’s new

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

Since 1996, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and its partners have worked to tell the story of the city’s leading role in the global whaling industry, cultural diversification, and

New York Folklore Society

Founded in 1944, the New York Folklore Society (NYFS) is New York’s only statewide organization dedicated to the understanding of and support for the folk culture of New York State.

New York State Museum

The New York State Museum is a center of art, science, and history dedicated to exploring the human and natural history of the state. Established in 1836, it is the

New York State Parks – Division for Historic Preservation

The Division for Historic Preservation (DHP) is a department within the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. The Division for Historic Preservation was created in 1972 following

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center

Located on the international border with Canada, the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is an experiential museum that reveals authentic stories of Underground Railroad freedom seekers and abolitionists in

Nonviolence International Southeast Asia (Philippines)

Nonviolence International Southeast Asia (NVI) is a nongovernment organization which has been working on peacebuilding, conflict transformation, humanitarian disarmament, and supporting peace processes in the region since 1992. In 2005,

Northern Plains National Heritage Area

Established by Congress in 2009, the Northern Plains National Heritage Area (NPNHA) promotes the appreciation and protection of natural, historic, and cultural resources along the Missouri River in central North

Núcleo de Preservação da Memória Política (Brazil)

Núcleo de Preservação da Memória Política (The Center for the Preservation of Political Memory) appeared first as a working group of the Permanent Forum of Former Political Prisoners and Persecuted

Ohio History Connection

With over 180 staff members, hundreds of volunteers and thousands of partners in historical societies, local history groups and local and state government, Ohio History Connection champions all Ohio history,

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum

The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum is a moving national tribute to the lives affected by the Murrah Federal Building bombing on April 19, 1995. The story of the

Old Salem Museums and Gardens

In 1950, a group of dedicated volunteers established Old Salem, Inc. to preserve and restore the Moravian town and gardens of Salem for future generations. As Old Salem grew, more

Old Sturbridge Village (United States)

Old Sturbridge Village traces its beginnings to the remarkable collection of early New England artifacts amassed by the Wells family of Southbridge, Massachusetts. In 1936, Albert B. Wells and his

onePULSE Foundation

On June 12, 2016, 49 angels sought the joy, love and acceptance of Pulse Nightclub. Instead, they found hatred. And they never came home. They were gay. They were straight.

Organisation Africaine du Développement Durable et de l’Environnement (OADDE) – Guinea

Organisation Africaine du Développement Durable et de l’Environnement – African Organization for Sustainable Development and the Environment – (OADDE) is a non-governmental organization established in 2014 in Guinea. OADDE’s main

Over-the-Rhine Museum

The Over-the-Rhine Museum began in 2014 with a volunteer board of historians, archivists, preservationists, educators, developers, business owners, and residents. The museum “feels called to share all the stories Over-the-Rhine

Parque de la Memoria – Monumento a las Víctimas del Terrorismo de Estado (Argentina)

The Parque de la Memoria – Monumento a las Víctimas del Terrorismo de Estado is a public space that extends over fourteen acres, located along the coastline of the Río

Parque por la Paz – Villa Grimaldi (Chile)

Parque por la Paz (Park for Peace) Villa Grimaldi is located in the former Chilean dictatorship’s principle center for detention, torture, and extermination. It is now a place where people’s rights are

Parramatta Female Factory Precinct Project (Australia)

Parramatta Female Factory Precinct Association promotes awareness about the history, heritage and legacy of institutionalisation in Australia. Building on the foundational work of Parragirls support network and contact register, the

Partners Yemen for Democratic Change

Established in 2009, Partners Yemen for Democratic Change (PY) supports and strengthens public and private efforts to secure a civil and democratic state. The organization builds the capacity of multiple

Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park (USA)

Plunging 77 feet into a chasm 300 feet wide, the Great Falls of the Passaic River have long been a source of inspiration and power. The history of Paterson includes

Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice (USA)

The Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice engages diverse communities to lift up the life and legacy of activists, legal scholars, feminists, poets, Episcopal priests, and LGBTQ+ community


PAX means peace. For over 70 years PAX, the Dutch peace organization, has worked together with people in post-conflict areas and concerned citizens to build just, inclusive and peaceful societies

Peace Institute of Cambodia – Youth for Peace

The Peace Institute of Cambodia -Youth for Peace is a community memory initiative that supports community peace learning centers, including efforts to transform mass killing sites into centers for dialogues, remembrance, and peacebuilding. Envisioning

Pearl S. Buck International (USA)

Pearl S. Buck International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the 19th century historic Pearl Buck House into a 21st century intercultural learning experience. Best known for bridging east

Penn Center (United States)

First School in the South for formerly Enslaved West Africans Penn Center is one of the most significant African American historical and cultural institutions in existence today.  It is located

Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance (USA)

Pennhurst is the epicenter of the human rights movement for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. More than ten thousand people were confined to this institution. Their struggle closed Pennhurst

Polis Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

A group of scholars and community activists, Polis Asia shares the history and memory of the diverse Kyrgyz peoples during the 20th and 21st centuries using a wide variety of

Portsmouth Peace Treaty Forum (USA)

On September 5, 1905 the Portsmouth Peace Treaty was signed at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, ending the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05. President Theodore Roosevelt won the 1906 Nobel Peace Prize

Preservation Virginia (USA)

Preservation Virginia is the oldest state-wide historic preservation organization in the United States. Begun in 1889 to save Virginia’s historic places, Preservation Virginia is now the state’s leading preservation advocate.

President Lincoln’s Cottage (USA)

In 1862, Abraham Lincoln and his family were invited to stay in a Gothic-Revival “cottage” on the grounds of the Soldier’s Home in Washington, D.C. The Cottage served as Lincoln’s

Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center (USA)

Established in 1976, the Latino Cultural Center (LCC) was the first cultural center at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). The center was born out of a mid-1970s movement which

Rebuild Foundation

Rebuild Foundation is a platform for art, cultural development, and neighborhood transformation. Our projects support artists and strengthen communities by providing free arts programming, creating new cultural amenities, and developing

Red Colombiana de Lugares de Memoria – RCLM

The Red Colombiana de Lugares de Memoria – RCLM is comprised of 28 places of memory located in different regions of Colombia, some of which have been working for more

Red Star Line Museum (Belgium)

Between 1873 and 1934, the legendary Red Star Line transported more than two million European passengers to America. At the port in Antwerp, Belgium, emigrants in steerage class underwent disinfection

ReflectSpace Gallery

ReflectSpace Gallery at the Downtown Central Library is a new hybrid exhibition space designed to explore and reflect on major human atrocities, genocides, and civil rights violations. Immersive in conception,

Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition, Inc.

Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition is a volunteer-run, activist organization dedicated to disseminating information about the 1911 Triangle fire and its historical and contemporary ramifications. Founded in 2008, the Remember

Remembering the Ones We Lost

Remembering the Ones We Lost documents and preserves the names of those lost to South Sudan’s conflicts, and builds memorials across the country to honour them in order to remind

Roger Williams National Memorial

Roger Williams National Memorial was established by the Congress of the United States in 1965 to commemorate Williams’s “outstanding contributions to the development of the principles of freedom in this

Rokeby Museum (USA)

Rokeby Museum is a National Historic Landmark that connects visitors with the human experience of the underground railroad and with the Robinson family, who lived on and farmed this land

Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project (USA)

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SADA (Syria/Turkey)

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Samay Development Organization (Liberia)

The SAMAY Memorial is a 10’ x 10’ x 3’ cement cross with the names of the 37 lost community members inscribed on the front of it. In the middle

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation

Founded in 1963, the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP) stewards the past and present of the Presidio Neighborhood and inspires preservation advocacy throughout the County in order to

Santa Fe Art Institute (USA)

Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) is a cultural organization that seeks to address a critical question: how can SFAI cultivate creative practices (from fine art to design to urban planning

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (USA)

As the largest urban national park in the country, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) studies and preserves the rich biological diversity and rare Mediterranean ecosystems across more than

SCLC Pavilion (USA)

The goal of Felicity Redevelopment, Inc. is the revitalization of the lower St. Charles Corridor neighborhood, locally know as Central City. Once a vital part of New Orleans life, the area

Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre

Uniquely located on the site of the former Shingwauk Residential School in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, the Shingwauk Residential Schools Center (SRSC) at Algoma University is a grassroots community heritage

Sierra Leone Peace Museum (Sierra Leone)

The Peace Museum is a legacy project of the Special Court for Sierra Leone. It is an independent national institution dedicated to preserving the history of the country’s decade-long conflict and

Sierra Leone Public Archives Office

The Sierra Leone Public Archives Office was established by an Act of Parliament in 1965 which mandated the Public Archives Office to make provisions for the preservation, arrangement, custody, repair

Sing Sing Prison Museum, US

The Sing Sing Prison Museum tells the complex story of incarceration on the grounds of one of America’s most historic active prisons while challenging all of us to imagine a

Single Mothers Association of Kenya

Formed in 1991, Single Mothers Association of Kenya (SMAK) is a community based organization that integrates disadvantaged youth – and particularly female youth – into society through education courses and life skills

Sitio de Memoria Circular de Morelia (Mexico)

Through the understanding that a site of memory aims to re-signify its environment based on three main elements – space, memory, and reparation – and the resulting conjunction of these

Sociedad Civil Las Abejas (Mexico)

Sociedad Civil Las Abejas is an organized group fighting peacefully for their rights, and to defend their lands and territories. Its work is based on three main roots: culture, the

Solidarité Echange pour le Developpement Integral (Congo)

Solidarité Echange pour le Developpement Integral (SEDI) works toward non-violence and peaceful co-existence, addressing issues related to the conflicts in DR-Congo, including ethnic and politically motivated violence. SEDI has created

Southern Tenant Farmers Museum

The Southern Tenant Farmers Museum enhances knowledge and understanding of tenant farming and agricultural labor movements in the Mississippi River Delta region and preserves the cultural memory of sharecropping and

Srebrenica-Potocari Memorial Center & Cemetery (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Over 8,000 Bosnian men were executed by the Bosnian Serb Army in the Eastern Bosnia and Herzegovinan enclave of Srebrenica. These killings became the single largest massacre to take place

St. Augustine’s Project (USA)

The St. Augustine’s Project, a non-profit organization run primarily by volunteers, dedicates itself to the restoration and preservation of the Slave Galleries at St. Augustine’s Church. Located at 290 Henry

Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island (USA)

The Statue of Liberty was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy.

Steve Biko Foundation – South Africa

The Steve Biko Foundation is a community development organization inspired by the legacy of Bantu Stephen Biko. The Foundation’s work aims to promote the intangible elements of development: identity, culture

Stiftung Forum Recht (Germany)

Stiftung Forum Recht is a federal foundation founded by the German parliament in 2019 and set up as an independent institution that aims to discuss law and the rule of

Stonehurst – The Robert Treat Paine Estate (USA)

Stonehurst, the country place of social reformer Robert Treat Paine, is an American masterwork designed by architect Henry Hobson Richardson and landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, whose work continues to

Syrian Network for Human Rights

An independent, Syrian human rights organization, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) was established in June 2011. The SNHR works on documenting human rights violations in Syria and has

Syrians Without Borders (Turkey)

Syrians Without Borders is a non-profit and civil society organization, established by a group of young Syrians living in exile, each participating according to their specialization and expertise to provide

Tamkeen Development Foundation (Yemen)

Tamkeen Development Foundation (TDF) aims to promote development based on human rights. TDF conducts research and capacity building on a range of issues surrounding political participation and seeks to increase

Tenement Museum (USA)

For more than two decades, the Tenement Museum has fulfilled its distinctive mission: to make tangible the profound role immigration plays in shaping American identity; to forge powerful emotional connections

The African Network Against Extrajudicial Killings and Enforced Disappearances – The ANEKED

Led by young African human rights activists, the African Network against Extrajudicial Killings and Enforced Disappearances (ANEKED) campaigns against forced disappearances and summary executions. ​The organization is guided by the belief

The Committee for Human Rights: NIDO 20 (Chile)

The Committee for Human Rights: NIDO 20 is dedicated to preserving the memory of the extensive human rights violations that took place during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet between 1973

The Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum

The Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum is an underground bunker that was meant to house 535 Canadian government officials and military officers in the event of a nuclear war. As

The Dirección de Verdad, Justicia y Reparación (Paraguay)

The Dirección de Verdad, Justicia y Reparación (Board of Truth, Justice and Reparation) is a subset of Paraguay’s Defensoría del Pueblo. This institution emerged from the final report of the

The Echo Project (USA)

The Echo Theater is a formerly segregated movie theater located off the courthouse square in the historic district of downtown Laurens, South Carolina. It is most well known for its

The Hart Island Project (USA)

The mission of The Hart Island Project is to assist low-income, marginalized people to preserve their histories, gain access to information and gravesites of friends and relatives buried on Hart

The Herstories Archive (Sri Lanka)

The Herstories Archive is an auto-ethnographic project, that has collected 285 personal narratives of mothers from the north, south and east of Sri Lanka during the years (2012-2013). The stories

The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula

The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula welcomes over 50,000 visitors including 4,000 school children from Western Montana. The Historical Museum’s four core areas of interpretation are Missoula County History, Fort

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center (HMTC) of Nassau County was founded by a group of Holocaust Survivors, elected officials and interfaith clergy, who were deeply committed to honoring the

The House of the Seven Gables (USA)

In the early 1900s, Salem, Massachusetts witnessed an influx of immigrants, mostly of Polish and Eastern European descent. Recognizing the need for social services for the new Americans, Caroline O.

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum is an archival center, collecting museum and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil and human rights. The Museum celebrates the

The John Dickinson Plantation

John Dickinson, known as the “Penman of the Revolution,” was one of America’s founding fathers who wrote of freedom and liberty for all while holding human beings in bondage. The

The Montefiorino Republic and Italian Resistance Museum (Italy)

The Montefiorino Republic and Italian Resistance Museum in Montefiorino stems from the desire to actualize the knowledge and the ideal legacy of the liberation struggle in Italy through a modern

The National Alliance of Faith and Justice (USA)

The National Alliance of Faith and Justice (NAFJ) is a nonprofit international network of affiliated organizations, sites, and leaders whose mission is to promote the value of faith based engagement

The National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred and Revolution of Dignity Museum – Maidan Museum (Ukraine)

The National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred and Revolution of Dignity Museum (also known as, the Maidan Museum) is the only national museum devoted to collecting, exhibiting,

The Partition Museum

The Partition of India was one of the most defining events in the history of the subcontinent. It remains till date the largest mass migration in human history. Yet, despite the extensive

The Robert Hicks Foundation

The Robert “Bob” Hicks Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to restore the Robert Hicks House and 1906 Mill House in Bogalusa, Louisiana and open them to the

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza (USA)

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historical Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy

The Socio-Economic Justice Initiative (Lebanon)

The Socio-Economic Justice Initiative (MAAN) is an independent, non-profit think-tank established in 2018. MAAN aims to bridge inequalities within Lebanon through the promotion of citizen accountability, the production of qualitative

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence

Stephen and Harriet Myers were the point people in Albany regarding the Underground Railroad in the 1850s. While they lived at a variety of buildings in Arbor Hill in the

The Tibet Museum (India)

The mission of The Tibet Museum is to inform the public about the Chinese occupation of Tibet, to provide personal accounts of lives lost in Tibet since the occupation and to raise awareness

The Workhouse (England)

The Workhouse is a museum operated by the National Trust. Built in 1824, it was the prototype of the 19th century workhouse. The Workhouse is dedicated to preserving an example

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

For nearly 100 years, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. has maintained Monticello for the purpose of sharing it with the public. Tours and exhibitions at the historic plantation help tell

Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve (United States)

With 6,000 years of human history and thousands of acres of woods, water, and salt marsh, the Timucuan Preserve shares the history and culture of the first French colony in

Tomb of Askia (Mali)

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Tomb of Askia was built by Askia Mohamed, the Emperor of Songhai, in 1495. The National Heritage Directorate Cultural (DNPC) of Mali oversees the site.

Transform 1012 N. Main Street

Transform 1012 N. Main Street (TNMS) is a coalition and community-led 501(c)(3) that is transforming the former Ku Klux Klan Klavern No. 101 Auditorium in Fort Worth, Texas, into The

Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health – TICAH (Kenya)

TICAH, the Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health, was founded in Kenya in 2003 to enhance the positive links between health and cultural knowledge, practice, belief, ritual, and artistic expression.

Truth Justice Memory Center (Turkey)

Hakikat Adalet Hafıza Merkezi (Truth Justice Memory Center) is an independent human rights organization started by a group of lawyers, journalists, academicians, and human rights activists in November of 2011

Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center

The Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center is located in the Barrio Viejo on the southern edge of downtown Tucson. The flagship of the campus is a historic synagogue, the first

Tule Lake Unit, World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument (USA)

The attacks on Pearl Harbor of December 7, 1941 resulted in President Roosevelt signing Executive Order 9066, authorizing the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans on the West Coast. Out of

Tunisian Institute for Democracy and Development

The Tunisian Institute for Democracy and Development enhances democracy, transparency, accountability, good governance, and combats corruption through civic participation and monitoring in Tunisia.      

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (Cambodia)

Tuol Sleng is a former high school used as “Security Prison 21” by the Khmer Rouge regime from its rise to power in 1975 to its fall in 1979. An

Ulster Museum at the National Museums of Northern Ireland

The Ulster Museum is operated by the National Museums Northern Ireland. National Museums NI is Northern Ireland’s foremost cultural and heritage museum group. They are the custodians of the National

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site (USA)

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site focuses on Ulysses S. Grant, Julia Dent Grant, and the stories of enslaved African Americans. At Grant’s White Haven home, where he lived in the

UMAM Documentation and Research (Lebanon)

UMAM Documentation & Research believes that dealing with Lebanon’s violent past, crystallized in the 1975-1990 civil war, is fundamental to eliminating the specter of renewed conflict that continues to haunt

University of Mississippi Slavery Research Group

The University of Mississippi Research Group (UMSRG) is an association of the University of Mississippi faculty and staff working across disciplines to learn more about the history of slavery and enslaved people

University of Texas – Borderlands Public History Lab (USA)

The UTEP Institute of Oral History was established as part of the Department of History in 1972 for the purpose of preserving the history of the region adjacent to the

Voices Against Injustice

Voices Against Injustice, formerly the Salem Award Foundation, draws upon the lessons of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, to promote awareness, understanding, and empathy in support of human rights,

Voices of Women Media

Voices of Women Media (VOW Media) wants to contribute to a world where women enjoy their basic rights and live with dignity, equality and justice. A non-profit organization, VOW Media

War Childhood Museum

The War Childhood Museum, winner of the 2018 Council of Europe Museum Prize, is dedicated to providing people with an outlet to share objects and memories of their childhood experiences

West Virginia Mine Wars Museum

The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum, in the heart of Historic Matewan, preserves and interprets artifacts and historical records of the local communities affected by the West Virginia Mine Wars,

White Earth Tribal Historic Preservation Office (United States)

The White Earth Reservation encompasses 1,296 square miles. This includes 530 lakes, 300 miles of rivers and streams, 951 miles of County, State, Federal and BIA roads (not including logging

Whitman Mission National Historic Site (United States)

Whitman Mission National Historic Site, located near Walla Walla, Washington, a site of early interactions between United States citizens and Indian nations, preserves a sacred piece of Weyiiletpuu homeland, interprets

Whitney Heritage Plantation

The Whitney Plantation is the only plantation museum in the state of Louisiana with an exclusive focus on slavery. Visitors are invited to remember individuals held in bondage in Louisiana

William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum

The William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum is one of just a few African American cultural sites nationwide. The museum inspires the public with the story of

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (USA)

The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is dedicated to immersing people in uniquely-American stories of survival, success, struggle, conflict, compassion, and hope. T