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Connecticut Landmarks   2016
Founded in 1936, Connecticut Landmarks (CTL), formerly the Antiquarian & Landmarks Society, is a state-wide educational nonprofit membership organization which owns eleven historic properties in Connecticut. Connecticut Landmarks’ mission is to “inspire interest and encourages learning about the American past by preserving selected historic properties, collections and stories and presenting programs that meaningfully engage the public and our communities.”

2016

Exploratory Grants: Inspiring School Equity
Inspiring Learning About New London's Complex Past: Race, Slavery, Abolition & Equality$56,375

This project uses stories and resources of the Hempstead House to engage New London students and schools - focusing on Bennie Dover Jackson (BDJ) Middle School - in conversations around race and equality in the past and draw connections to today. Social studies teachers from BDJ will also develop and teach new units for each grade that focus on leadership, race, and equality, with links to New London’s past.

Director's Discretionary Fund
$5,000

Support for an educator position.