External Institutions

The Frederick Douglass Family Foundation’s vision is to end human trafficking in communities all over the world and our mission is to educate and inspire young people to take collective action against human trafficking and modern-day slavery using modern communications and social networking technologies. Since slavery is so deeply woven into the human fabric, something as transformative as a sustained social movement is needed to achieve our mission – a youth-led, anti-trafficking revolution.

Free the Slaves is a not for profit organization made up of people who don’t want to live in a world with slavery. And they’re willing to do something about it.

Founded in 1994, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History promotes the study and love of American history. The Institute serves teachers, students, scholars, and the general public. It helps create history-centered schools, organizes seminars and programs for educators, produces print and electronic publications and traveling exhibitions, sponsors lectures by eminent historians, and administers a History Teacher of the Year Award in every state through its partnership with Preserve America.

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center preserves and interprets Stowe’s Hartford home and the Center’s historic collections, promotes vibrant discussion of her life and work, and inspires commitment to social justice and positive change. The Center holds thousands of manuscripts and artifacts pertaining to Stowe and her legacy.

Established in 1998 by the late Thomas Wiedemann as the ’International Centre for the History of Slavery’, ISOS now pursues research on both historical and contemporary slavery and forced labour in all parts of the globe and through all periods.

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