Local Projects

AWTT in Maine

During the fall of 2012, AWTT launched a new program to run professional development workshops for Maine teachers, training them to use the portraits, biographies, resources and website in their classrooms to engage and motivate students and to create bridges between the school and the community. AWTT’s work addresses what has been referred to as the growing “Civic Engagement Gap” or “Citizen Participation Gap&rd read more...

AWTT in Louisville

Since 2004, when St. Francis High School hosted a an exhibit of AWTT portraits, programming has been expanding in Jefferson County. To date, there have been six significant exhibits, including one visited by Michele Obama at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. Local educator, Michele Hemenway, has brought AWTT programming into elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, and colleges. read more...