Living History

The past is never far behind us.

As part of the four-day experience, fellows had the opportunity to visit several museums in the Washington, D.C., area, including the National Museum of African American History and Culture, as well as the National Museum of the American Latino.

These visits helped put the fellows’ journeys into historical and cultural context. Inspired by the work of their predecessors, we asked fellows to share their first impressions, and how these stories influence their understanding of themselves and their responsibility to generations yet to come.

“We are the products of those that survived.”

Hear the Class three fellows perspectives on what stood out for them at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

“So many of my foremothers and forefathers did so much with so much less.”

Class three fellows reflect upon how the museums and the history they represent will influence how they view their leadership journeys and their work in their communities.

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