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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 Centre – 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. …

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 …

Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization

The Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization  (AHRDO) is an independent not-for-profit organization established in 2009. The working mandate is to promote fundamental human rights values and democratic principles in …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

Belarusian Documentation Center

The Belarusian Documentation Centre archives legal documents for the future rehabilitation of Belarusian victims of human rights abuses. Its foundation united human rights defenders and lawyers as well as families of …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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, …

Center for Studies of Holocaust and Religious Minorities (Norway)

In addition to its permanent exhibition on the Holocaust and other genocides, the Center for Studies of Holocaust and Religious Minorities is engaged in research, documentation, and education. The permanent …

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 Peace and Justice (Uganda/South Sudan)

Centre for Peace and Justice is an indigenous non-governmental organization founded in December 2016 as an advocacy and human rights organization. It serves as a platform to amplify the voices …

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 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 Nacional de Memoria Histórica (Colombia)

The National Center for Historical Memory’s (NCHM) purpose is to contribute to the comprehensive reparation and to the right to the truth for the victims of the Colombian armed conflict …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 rich and complex relationship with the histories of Raleigh, the South and the American mental health system. It was, after European settlement, a plantation before …

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 …

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

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, …

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, …

Fund B92 – Museum of Tolerance (Serbia)

In December 2007, the Fund B92 launched an initiative to build an educational and memorial institution at the Old Fairground death camp site. Given its history, the Old Fairground site is a …

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 …

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 …

Gernika Peace Museum Foundation (Spain)

The Gernika Peace Museum was founded in 1998 to document the history of the 1937 bombing of Gernika during the Spanish civil war. From 1999 to 2002, the museum expanded …

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 …

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 – Annie E. Casey 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 …

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 …

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 Hrant Dink Foundation is currently …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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

James Madison’s Montpelier inspires public engagement with American constitutional self-government by bringing to life the home and contributions of James and Dolley Madison. Montpelier promotes ongoing public understanding of Madison’s …

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 …

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 …

Jewish History Museum and Holocaust History Center

The Jewish History Museum and Holocaust History Center is located in the Barrio Historico on the southern edge of downtown Tucson. The flagship of the campus is a historic synagogue, …

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 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 – meaning “compassionate action to heal” in Sanskrit –  contributes to sustainable peace efforts by addressing the scars of conflict inflicted over decades of instability and war. For more …

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)

Khulumani was founded in 1995 by women survivors of apartheid gross human rights violations when the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in South Africa was being debated in Parliament without …

Kigali Genocide Memorial – Aegis Trust (Rwanda)

The Kigali Genocide Memorial was opened on the 10th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, in April 2004. The Memorial is built on a site where over 250,000 people are buried. These …

Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Archives (USA)

The Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives, part of Queensborough Community College (CUNY), uses the lessons of the Holocaust and other mass atrocities to educate current and …

Last Address

The Last Address is a civic initiative to commemorate the victims of repressions in the Soviet Union. A small commemorative plaque (postcard-sized) is installed on the buildings and houses that …

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, …

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 …

Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation

Matilda Joslyn Gage was a progressive visionary of women’s rights and human liberation and an often unacknowledged leader who, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, wrote the arguments, …

McLeod Plantation Historic Site and Caw Caw Interpretive Center

The McLeod Plantation Historic Site and the Caw Caw Interpretive Center are former plantations owned and operated by Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. The Caw Caw Interpretive Center, which …

Mediterranean Forum for Memory

The Mediterranean Forum for Memory helps preserve the memory of human rights violations in Tunisia. As the country transitions from dictatorship to a new era of reform, the organization educates …

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

Memorial das Ligas e Lutas Camponesas (Memorial of Small Farmers Leagues and Struggles), an NGO is headquartered in the community of Barra de Antas, in the municipality of Sapé, Paraíba, Brazil. …

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)

Paine is a rural county located to the south of Santiago in Chile. In 1973, during the Pinochet dictatorship, 70 members of the local community disappeared or were executed. According …

Memorial para la Concordia (Guatemala)

Memorial para la Concordia/Guatemala is a project that has been developed over two and a half years alongside the Historical Archive of the National Police. The Memorial seeks 1) to …

Memorium Nuremberg Trials

Located at the historic venue, the Memorium Nuremberg Trials informs with a permanent exhibition about the background, conduct, and subsequent effects of the trials against leading representatives of the Nazi …

Michigan History Center

The Michigan History Center is part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Its museum and archival programs foster curiosity, enjoyment and inspiration rooted in Michigan’s stories. It includes the …

Michigan State University Museum (USA)

The Michigan State University Museum is a public steward for nearly a million objects and specimens in Anthropology, Natural Science, Folk Arts, and History from around the world. The collections provide …

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 …

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 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 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 …

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 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 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 …

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 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 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 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 …

Nonviolence International Southeast Asia (Thailand)

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 …

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. …

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 Project at the Duke Human Rights Center (USA)

The Pauli Murray Project aims to build a better Durham by engaging a diversity of residents to lift up the vision and legacy of activist, scholar, educator, feminist, poet, and …

Pax

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 …

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 …

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 …

Prison Public Memory Project (USA)

The Prison Public Memory Project uses public history, art, and new media technologies to engage communities in conversation about the complex roles of prisons in society. It works with local individuals and organizations across …

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 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 …

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)

Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project is a project of the Defenders for Freedom, Justice, and Equality. It was established on October 10, 2004 to apply historical insight to contemporary dynamics …

SADA (Syria/Turkey)

SADA is an independent, not-for-profit NGO that monitors the pulse and beat of the public in a simple and direct way to disseminate information and enhance transparency in Syrian Society. …

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 …

San Diego Museum of Man (USA)

The San Diego Museum of Man aims to inspire human connections by exploring the human experience. Its goal is to aid visitors in reflecting on their place in the world, and …

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, the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC) at Algoma University is a grassroots community heritage organization. They are dedicated to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Sophiatown the Mix (South Africa)

While it was by no means the only story of forced removal, Sophiatown’s particularities reflect the uniqueness of its experience as a truly multi-racial community prior to formal apartheid laws, …

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 …

Space Matters (India)

The Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, India is the site of arguably the world’s worst industrial disaster. On the night of December 2, 1984, thousands died from a chemical gas …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Task Force Detainees of the Philippines

Formed in 1974, Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) envisions a society where there is equality of peoples throughout the world, social justice in the country, and where human rights …

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 …

Terezín Memorial (Czech Republic)

During the Nazi occupation of the Czech part of Czechoslovakia in World War II, the Small Fortress of Terezín was turned into a Gestapo prison and the Great Fort – …

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 Hart Island Project (USA)

The Hart Island Project is an NGO concerned with providing information and access to the public cemetery in New York City where over a million people have been buried since …

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 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 Sabarmati Ashram Preservation and Memorial Trust (India)

The Ashram at Sabarmati, founded by Mahatma Gandhi on his return from South Africa, was the primary planning hub for the Indian Independence Movement. Originally created in 1915, Gandhi moved …

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 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 …

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. …

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. …

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 Texas – Borderlands Public History Lab (USA)

The UTEP Borderlands Public History Lab, launched in January 2016, preserves and promotes borderlands and immigration histories while mentoring students to develop professional skills in research, public presentation, and working …

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 …

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 …

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. The Museum is in …

Women’s Center for Guidance and Legal Awareness (Egypt)

Women’s Centre for Guidance and Legal Awareness (WCGLA)’s vision is to see empowered women, youth and teens living in a just and equal Egypt, where they enjoy all of their …

Women’s Human Rights Centre (Iraq)

Women’s Human Rights Centre (WHRC) is a nongovernmental organization founded in 2003. Its main goal is to empower women so they can be leaders & participate in Iraq’s transitional transformation …

Women’s Rights National Historic Park (USA)

Women’s Rights National Historic Park is housed in the Wesleyan Chapel where in 1848 Elizabeth Cady Stanton and four other women invited the public to the First Women’s Rights Convention …

Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace

The Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace (WAM) was established in August 2005 with donations from people in Japan and abroad. WAM is Japan’s only museum focusing on violence …

Youth Initiative for Human Rights (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR) is regional non-governmental organisation operating and implementing programmes in Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Bosnia i Herzegovina, and Croatia. YIHR in BiH trains young people to …

Zochrot (Israel)

Zochrot is a pioneering Israeli organization working since 2002 to raise awareness of the Nakba, the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948, and human rights violations against Palestinian refugees, as well as …