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MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that 105 lawyers in the Firm’s Minneapolis office will receive recognition from the North Star Program of the Minnesota State Bar Association (#NorthStarLawyer) for their pro bono work in 2016. Each of these 105 lawyers contributed at least 50 hours of pro bono legal service to the poor and disadvantaged in our community. “Community is a Dorsey core value, and pro bono work is one of the most important ways we give back to the community,” said Eric Ruzicka, the Firm’s Pro Bono Partner. “Dorsey was an original signatory of the American Bar Association Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge back in 1993. Every year since then, we have surpassed the Challenge by devoting more than 3% of the Firm’s total billable hours to pro bono. The Minneapolis lawyers being recognized for doing more than 50 hours of pro bono in 2016 set a great example, but they are not alone. In 2016, Dorsey lawyers across the Firm performed a total of 35,222 hours of Challenge pro bono work!” About Dorsey & Whitney LLP Clients have relied on Dorsey since 1912 as a valued business partner. With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world's most successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders in the banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and natural resources, and public-private project development sectors, as well as major non-profit and government entities. www.dorsey.com


News Article | May 15, 2017
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This Memorial Day Weekend, guests are invited to become a part of living history as Union and Confederate re-enactors, bustling camps and period music enliven Greenfield Village for Civil War Remembrance, May 27-29. Get inspired by the most authentic display of Civil War re-enactors in the country as they immerse visitors in life during wartime. On Saturday, May 28th, the programming for Civil War Remembrance will be extended until 9pm. Guests can learn more about the resourcefulness of soldiers and watch Union and Confederate re-enactors take part in cavalry, artillery firing and tactical demonstrations at Walnut Grove. Throughout the weekend, the Village Pavilion becomes the designated Civil War Resource Center. Inside guests can take part in special presentations from historians, see an exhibit of fashions from that time period, and look through military history from original Army and Navy artifacts. The original poem “Last Camp”, written in 1872 by J. Wesley Benedict of Port Huron, Michigan, will also be on display inside the pavilion from the collections of The Henry Ford. On Saturday evening, Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, one of the most celebrated duos in the American acoustic music scene, will be taking the Town Hall stage for a special performance. The duo has been featured on “CBS Good Morning,” “Prairie Home Companion” and featured in Ken Burns documentary “The Civil War.” The Dodworth Saxhorn Band, the Picks & Sticks Stringband, the Dodworth Duo and the North Star Gospel Chorale also will perform throughout the weekend. On Monday, The Henry Ford will host a Memorial Day Commemoration ceremony on the Village Green starting at 12pm and will participate in a National Moment of Silence at 3pm signaled by the Armington & Sims shop whistle. Admission to Civil War Remembrance is free with membership or $27 for adults, $24.50 for seniors 62 and up and $20.25 for youth 3-11. Children two and under are free. For more information, call (313) 982-6001 or visit https://www.thehenryford.org/current-events/calendar/civil-war-remembrance/. About The Henry Ford The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan is an internationally-recognized history destination that explores the American experience of innovation, resourcefulness and ingenuity that helped shape America. A national historic landmark with an unparalleled Archive of American Innovation, The Henry Ford is a force for sparking curiosity and inspiring tomorrow’s innovators. More than 1.7 million visitors annually experience its five attractions: Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, The Ford Rouge Factory Tour, The Benson Ford Research Center and The Henry Ford Giant Screen Experience. A continually expanding array of content available online provides anytime, anywhere access. The Henry Ford is also home to Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school which educates over 500 students a year on the institution’s campus. In 2014, The Henry Ford premiered its first-ever national television series, The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, showcasing present-day change-makers and The Henry Ford’s artifacts and unique visitor experiences. Hosted by news correspondent and humorist, Mo Rocca, this Emmy®-winning weekly half-hour show airs Saturday mornings on CBS. For more information please visit our website thehenryford.org.


The top 25 metropolitan areas for green office buildings are: "The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that there are over 5.6 million commercial office buildings in the United States," said Rachel Sylvan, director, sustainability and corporate responsibility, Sodexo North America. "By raising awareness of which metropolitan areas place the greatest emphasis on sustainable workplaces, we hope to educate business and civic leaders on the opportunity to improve quality of life and reduce environmental impact with sustainable buildings." Washington, D.C., earned the first place ranking due to the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 that includes energy efficiency and sustainable design requirements for Federal and other government buildings. Other metropolitan areas have also placed an emphasis on green buildings. For example, San Francisco has a green building code that ensures all buildings are healthy, sustainable places to live, work, and learn. In addition to helping to conserve natural resources, research also shows that sustainable buildings can impact employee performance and well-being. For example, indoor air quality and lighting improve work performance, health and productivity of office workers, according to a study published in the Journal of Environmental Health Science & Engineering. The U.S. Green Building Council reports that air quality can make a big difference in how office workers feel and function at work and access to natural lighting can make employees happier. Additionally, employees' cognitive performance was 61 percent higher when working in green buildings, according to a recent study by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Center for Health and the Global Environment, SUNY Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University. As part of Better Tomorrow 2025, the company's North Star to sustainability, Sodexo is committed to fostering a culture of environmental responsibility within its workforce and workspaces. To that end, Sodexo leverages expertise and best practices to help employers create more sustainable workplaces. This includes design, engineering, vendor selection, project construction, and commissioning, as well as ensuring a smooth, seamless transition for a client's business and staff. About Sodexo Sodexo USA is an American business that is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 80 countries. Delivering more than 100 services across North America that enhance organizational performance, contribute to local communities and improve quality of life, Sodexo is a leading provider of sustainable, integrated facilities management and food service operations. It employs 123,000 Americans at 12,500 sites across the country and indirectly supports tens of thousands of additional U.S. jobs through its annual purchases of $9.2 billion in goods and services from small to large American businesses. In support of local communities across the U.S., the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has contributed close to $30 million over the past 20 years to help feed children in America impacted by hunger. Learn more about Sodexo at its corporate blog, Sodexo Insights. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sodexo-ranks-top-metropolitan-areas-for-sustainable-workplaces-to-commemorate-2017-world-fm-day-300460100.html


News Article | April 19, 2017
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PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, was recognized as a winner of the 2017 Bay Area Best Places to Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. This is the fifth time that Ellie Mae was honored and this year the Company was included in the large company category, based on the number of employees located in the Bay Area. Ellie Mae was among the winning organizations honored at the awards program in San Francisco on April 18, for its exceptional work environment, commitment to customer success and innovation and strong core values. Ellie Mae is a leading fintech company headquartered in Pleasanton, California, and its Encompass® all-in-one mortgage management solution enables banks, credit unions and mortgage lenders to create and fund mortgages and improve compliance, loan quality and efficiency. “We are thrilled to once again be recognized as one of the best places to work in the Bay Area,” said Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae. “This week we celebrated our sixth anniversary of our initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange and we opened our new Innovation Center, part of the expansion of our Pleasanton headquarters. We’re honored to be included on this list of esteemed companies as it showcases our commitment to providing our people with opportunities and tools to grow professionally, while working together toward our North Star of automating everything automatable for the residential mortgage industry.” Award applicants were evaluated and ranked across five categories according to the number of Bay Area employees. Companies in the region receiving the award were surveyed on employee satisfaction in key areas including company culture, professional development, managerial effectiveness and benefits. For more information about joining the team at Ellie Mae, visit http://www.elliemae.com/about/careers Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry. Mortgage lenders of all sizes use Ellie Mae’s Encompass® all-in-one mortgage management solution, Mavent Compliance Service, and AllRegs research, reference and education resources to improve compliance, loan quality and efficiency across the entire mortgage lifecycle. Visit EllieMae.com or call (877) 355-4362 to learn more. ABOUT 2017 BAY AREA BEST PLACES TO WORK Best Places to Work is an innovative publication and awards program produced by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. The rankings were determined by surveys that went directly to employees who answered a series of questions. The survey was administered online by the employers and through a service provided by Quantum Workplace, our research partner. The rankings are numeric based on Quantum’s scoring process. By ranking companies and sharing best practices we facilitate idea sharing and help other companies learn from the best. © 2017 Ellie Mae, Inc. Ellie Mae®, Encompass®, AllRegs®, the Ellie Mae logo and other trademarks or service marks of Ellie Mae, Inc. appearing herein are the property of Ellie Mae, Inc. or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Other company and product names may be trademarks or copyrights of their respective owners.


News Article | April 17, 2017
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Every parent wants their child to succeed. So why are many of their kids suffering in school? The answer is complicated. But the solutions to these problems are quite simple. Many of these solutions will be presented on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in San Jose, CA. (Tickets) When students are allowed to pursue their own interests and passions they restore their motivation in life. They begin to understand that they create their futures and take responsibility for achieving their own goals. It’s a beautiful thing. Top educators from around the world are gathering to help parents understand the philosophies and practices of their respectful schools, academies, and programs. Many of these educational options have been operating successfully for over ten years. After years of working with parents and students, these leaders have empowered thousands of lives. In many cases, their students become paid professionals in fields they love. Attendees of the Education Options Expo will learn about: self-directed learning centers, apprenticeships, holistic schools, journalism school, homeschooling, deschooling, democratic schools, hip-hop education, self-directed curricula, and threat prevention tactics. “Everyone can point out problems in the school system. But the founders of these schools, academies, and programs have created real solutions for the problems we see in schools. When parents discover these kinds of respectful educational options for their kids they become filled with hope and courage. Then, as their kids begin pursuing their interests and passions, they start developing critical skills and attitudes which lead them to a life of success and fulfilment,” says David Rodriguez, Founder of the Education Options Expo. Click here to learn more. Kenneth Danford - "The Liberated Learners Network: Spreading the North Star Model" Co-founder of NorthStar Self-Directed Teen Center, Sunderland, MA. Jill Pillot - "For Innovative Fashionistas: Follow Your Passion with an Apprenticeship" Founder of Ricochet Academy, San Mateo, CA Luke Rudkowski - "How Students Can Become Influential Journalists" Founder of Change Media University, New York City, NY. Rahman Jamaal MC - "Learning Thru Rap: How to Make the Most of Your Words" Founder of Rap Force Academy, Redwood City, CA Dr. Paul Bulakowski - "Self-Directed Curriculum that Respects All Students" Co-founder of Mind My Education, Berkeley, CA Valerie Jaeger - "Deschooling: How Students & Parents Transition into Homeschooling" Founder of Full Circles Education, Union City, CA David Rodriguez - "How to Find an Apprenticeship You Love" Founder of Valor Academy, San Jose, CA Get Your Ticket to the Education Options Expo


Whether you are looking to tone your muscles, increase your flexibility, lose weight, meditate, sweat out the toxins or for somewhere to escape it all...Winner of the Staten Island Advance Reader's Choice Award, Some Like It Hot Yoga and Wellness, has something for you. Some Like It Hot Yoga and Wellness is celebrating it's three year anniversary on March 22nd and to celebrate they are offering free classes on March 24th, 25th and 26th. (preregistration is required) Located at 181 New Dorp Lane, Some Like It Hot Yoga and Wellness opened there doors on March 22, 2014 as Bikram Yoga Staten Island, a Staten Island, New York-based hot yoga studio. As the premiere and only authentic Bikram Hot Yoga Studio on Staten Island, they were the first to bring the long awaited hot yoga practice to the borough. Bikram Yoga originated in the 1970's and consists of 26 postures and two breathing exercises practiced in a room that is heated to 105 degree's/40%humidity. Within the last 3 years, owner, Nicole Stuckey, rebranded changing the studio's name to Some Like It Hot Yoga & Wellness, was one of the first hot studios to add a 60 minute version of the well known 90 minute class, as well as Inferno Hot Pilates, a challenging full body, low impact, fat burning HIIT/Pilates fusion class, which is practiced in a room heated to 95 degrees and Kick Your Asana, a heated 60 minute vinyasa flow class to their schedule. Additionally, they began their first Hot 26 & 2 Teacher Training and has partnered with other local gyms and studios so that each studios members get to enjoy what the other offers at a discounted rate. Some of these include Limitless Fitness Studios, North Star Yoga, and CKO Kickboxing. Knowing all too well the apprehension some people may have because of the heat, fitness ability discipline or yoga in general, Some Like It Hot Yoga and Wellness strives to make these classes accessible to everyone. Each class is designed as a beginners class and offers a complete mind & body workout for all levels, regardless of your age, level of fitness, flexibility, and experience. With this in mind, the studio recently released a promotional video which highlights the studio filled with a great range of students in age and fitness ability as well as offers an insight into some of the classes. Owner, Nicole Stuckey says, "We have worked really hard to create a studio unlike many others. A large, clean, efficient studio to practice in, a practice and teaching staff that is consistent, new and innovative classes and an amazing community of yogi’s. I believe in the power of the 26 & 2 class… the combination of the heat, humidity, dialogue, and postures sequence is magical! Not only in the science of one posture preparing your mind and body for the next, but also in the moving meditation that goes hand and hand with the intensity. Inferno Hot Pilates and Kick Your Asana has allowed our students to step out of their comfort zones a step further and add some strengthen training to their workouts. It's a perfect combination. As both a teacher and a student, I believe if you try your best, and have a consistent practice, the benefits received are unlimited. I find great joy in seeing the transformations in a person's body, abilities, and mind-set. I am beyond thrilled to have had the opportunity to bring this amazing practice and it’s healing benefits to Staten Island. Sweat with us and overtime you will develop strength, flexibility, determination, muscle tone, and an overall sense of well-being." Ms. Stuckey plans to open a second studio on the North Shore next year as well as begin to franchise nationally. To register for free classes, create an account on our website and select "Free Anniversary Class." This option will only be available on 3/24, 3/25 & 3/26. The studio is located in central Staten Island at 181 New Dorp Lane.  Students can access one of the many metered and/or street parking spots or through public transportation as the studio is conveniently situated one block from the New Dorp train stop and a few blocks from many local and express buses on Hylan Boulevard and Richmond Road. The 5,000 square foot space is one of the largest hot yoga studios and one of the few studios with the most state-of-the-art heating system in the tri-state area. A range of amenities including Flotex flooring, which is slip resistant, waterproof and offers constant protection against bacteria, spacious changing rooms and showers, welcoming lobby, and a boutique. Following two years of a daily practice, Nicole signed up for and completed her Bikram Yoga teacher certification in Spring 2011 and prior to opening Some Like It Hot Yoga & Wellness, taught for four years full time throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan, NY, and Naples, Florida. Nicole is a graduate of St. John’s University with a Bachelors degree in Communications and Business. She has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Event Management from George Washington University. Prior to teaching Bikram Yoga, Nicole worked as the Event Management and Hospitality Liaison for Nets Basketball and is the founder of A Tailored Event. Her commitment to a healthy lifestyle and green living is noticeably realized through this state-of-the-art studio. She brings her vast experience in Hot 26, Inferno Hot Pilates and overall wellness to the practice. For more information on Some Like It Hot Yoga & Wellness: Source: Some Like it Hot Yoga and Wellness


News Article | February 15, 2017
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Patti Engineering, Inc., a leading control system integration company based in Auburn Hills, MI with offices in Texas and Indiana, today announced that a team of Patti Engineering employees served as judges for the Engineering Society of Detroit’s 2017 Michigan Regional Future City competition on January 23, 2017 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. Patti Engineering presented the “Automation Technology Achievement Award” to the winning team, North Star Academy Team 2 from Marquette, MI. “Patti Engineering has a long history of community involvement, and we especially like to support great programs like Future City which teaches STEM subjects to our youth,” said Sam Hoff, founder and president of Patti Engineering. “Our employees are excited to see what the students have envisioned as cities of the future, and especially how automation technologies are represented in their models.” Patti Engineering employees judged teams on the amount of automation technology they incorporated into their city of the future, as well as their understanding of how the systems work, how they are maintained and upgraded, and how they benefit residents. The team scoring highest in these areas was North Star Academy Team 2 from Marquette, MI, and the students were presented the “Automation Technology Achievement Award” by Patti Engineering. North Star’s city of the future was on an asteroid where they mined precious metals. The model used mainly solar power but also generated electricity by harnessing the kinetic energy produced by kids swinging on swing sets. In addition to the “Automation Technology Achievement Award,” teams also competed for other special awards and to advance to the national Future City competition, held During National Engineers Week, February 18-21, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Future City is a national STEM-topic competition for teams of students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade, offered by the volunteer organization DiscoverE. The program has grown to 40,000 students participating annually. Future City teaches STEM subjects with hands-on learning, and the 2016-17 challenge is entitled “The Power of Public Spaces.” For the Future City competition, students create and are judged on a variety of deliverables to showcase their city of the future, including a virtual design, essay, physical model, presentation and project plan. Future City is a program offered by DiscoverE, a collaboration of corporations and engineering societies whose mission is “to sustain and grow a dynamic engineering profession through outreach, education, celebration and volunteerism.” Patti Engineering has a proven track record of delivering successful results across a range of industries. Customer satisfaction and project success earned the company Control Engineering Magazine’s ‘2013 System Integrator of the Year’, and placement in the Control Engineering Magazine’s Hall of Fame. The company is a CSIA Certified control system integrator and a recognized partner to many automation technology companies. Patti Engineering is a Siemens Solution Partner and an Authorized Mitsubishi Integrator, in addition to being in the integrator programs for FANUC Robotics, Phoenix Contact, Kawasaki Robotics and Indusoft. Patti Engineering, Inc. is a CSIA Certified control systems integration company offering high-caliber engineering and software development services. Patti Engineering’s technical expertise in electrical control and information systems provides turnkey control systems integration for design/build, upgrade/retrofit and asset/energy management projects. Industrial automation, production intelligence and shop floor IT solutions services include: project management, electrical engineering, hardware design, hardware procurement, software development, installation, calibration, start-up testing, verification, documentation, training and warranty support. Customer satisfaction and project success earned the company placement in the Control Engineering Magazine’s Hall of Fame. For more information, visit http://www.pattieng.com.


News Article | February 15, 2017
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APQC, the benchmarking and best practices authority (http://www.apqc.org), announced that Mardi Krenek has joined the organization as Vice President, Education. Krenek brings more than four decades of experience in process improvement and performance management, primarily in K-12 educational settings. Krenek will lead and build upon APQC’s well-regarded North Star Education practice to help districts develop strategies, redesign outdated processes, and eliminate functional silos that will empower employees and save both time and money. The efforts support the greater, shared goal of improving student achievement. “As a parent, former classroom teacher, and educational consultant, I’ve lived every aspect of K-12 education and always with an eye toward the systems and processes that make the entire district run, or in many cases falter. I credit this viewpoint to spending two decades working directly with APQC’s founder Dr. Jack Grayson earlier in my career,” noted Krenek. “I’m honored to lead APQC’s education practice and make a difference in the lives of administrators, teachers, and students by introducing process and performance management approaches.” Along with her debut, APQC has introduced a suite of education service offerings to allow districts to jumpstart improvement including organizational assessments; strategic planning; operational excellence projects; process redesign efforts; and executive coaching. APQC is also offering workshops for strategic planning, using data effectively, and process thinking. For districts seeking ongoing access to APQC research, benchmarks, and community, a new North Star Education Membership provides access for every employee and at an affordable price. “Mardi brings a unique, powerful skillset with her deep knowledge of both education and of process and performance management. Our new education service offerings are a direct result of her insights working with school districts and noting what aspects bring true, lasting value,” said Lisa Higgins, APQC’s president and chief operating officer. “We’re thrilled to welcome Mardi back to the APQC family and are eager to continue on our mission to help transform education.” ABOUT MARDI KRENEK For the past 20 years, Krenek has provided training, assessments, and consulting for school districts across the United States in roles with Krenek Consulting and the Stupski Foundation. During this time she co-developed an assessment instrument to evaluate school districts from a systems perspective. She has worked with K-12 districts throughout the United States, including significant time spent in Texas, Wyoming and Oregon. Earlier in her career, Krenek spent 23 years with APQC where she helped develop some of APQC’s signature process and performance improvement products. She played a role in creating the International Benchmarking Clearinghouse, the White House Conference on Productivity, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and numerous reports and books on benchmarking. A graduate of Texas State University with a degree in Education and Communications, she has served as an instructor for a doctoral course on instructional leadership at the University of Texas at Austin. ABOUT APQC APQC helps organizations work smarter, faster, and with greater confidence. It is the world’s foremost authority in benchmarking, best practices, process and performance improvement, and knowledge management. A member-based nonprofit, APQC partners with more than 500 organizations worldwide in all industries. With 40 years of experience, APQC remains the world’s leader in transforming organizations. Visit http://www.apqc.org, call +1.713.681.4020, or follow http://www.twitter.com/apqc and learn how to Make Best Practices Your Practices®.


News Article | February 20, 2017
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“Before we devised artificial lights and atmospheric pollution and modern forms of nocturnal entertainment we watched the stars. There were practical calendar reasons of course but there was more to it than that. Even today the most jaded city dweller can be unexpectedly moved upon encountering a clear night sky studded with thousands of twinkling stars. When it happens to me after all these years it still takes my breath away.” -Carl Sagan For all of human history, we’ve battled against the limitations of our bodies and the natural world. That’s led to the development of artificial lighting: from fire to modern electric and LED lights. Despite being able to see our surroundings much more clearly at all hours regardless of the Moon or the clouds, we’ve also lost something spectacular: the night skies themselves. There are thousands of stars visible to the naked eye from a truly dark-sky location, yet such places are increasingly harder to come by. East of the Mississippi in the United States, they barely exist at all. From many urban locations, even bright, easily recognizable sights like the North Star or the Big Dipper are no longer visible. Come see what light pollution costs us every night, and learn why, if we don’t do something, the only place to get dark skies will be in space.


News Article | February 15, 2017
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Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation celebrates Black History Month in February with a new tour that connects the ideas and innovations of those who changed the world, live music and dramatic storytelling. From boarding the bus where Rosa Parks took a stand by sitting down, to seeing the inventions and tools created by Elijah McCoy and George Washington Carver, visitors are invited to immerse themselves in the stories of these powerful visionaries who changed the world. New this year, Connect 3 Live!: African American Innovators takes visitors on a presenter-led journey through the museum based on The Henry Ford’s video series of the same name. Beginning in the museum plaza every day at 10 am and 3 pm, visitors will learn more about the innovators and ideas that changed how we live today and how they connect to one another. Inside the Driving America Drive-In Theater, visitors are invited to take part in a variety of musical and dramatic performances throughout the month including performances by the Henry Ford Academy Choir, North Star Gospel Chorale, Dave & Ernestine Hamilton and the Hamilton Family. Visitors can also take part in Minds on Freedom, a 30-minute interactive presentation that tells the story of the civil rights movement through empowering songs, speeches and images. Dramatic performances also include Ain’t I a Woman: Meet Sojourner Truth, a closer look at the woman who demanded equal rights for women and African Americans and Elijah: The Real McCoy, which gives a closer look at the fascinating inventor. Celebrate Black History at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is presented by Ford Motor Company Fund. For more information, please visit https://www.thehenryford.org/current-events/calendar/black-history-month-celebration/. About The Henry Ford The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan is an internationally-recognized history destination that explores the American experience of innovation, resourcefulness and ingenuity that helped shape America. A national historic landmark with an unparalleled Archive of American Innovation, The Henry Ford is a force for sparking curiosity and inspiring tomorrow’s innovators. Nearly 1.8 million visitors annually experience its five attractions: Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center and The Henry Ford Giant Screen Experience. A continually expanding array of content available online provides anytime, anywhere access. The Henry Ford is also home to Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school which educates over 500 students a year on the institution’s campus. In 2014, The Henry Ford premiered its first-ever national television series, The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, showcasing present-day change-makers and The Henry Ford’s artifacts and unique visitor experiences. Hosted by news correspondent and humorist, Mo Rocca, this Emmy®-winning weekly half-hour show airs Saturday mornings on CBS. For more information please visit our website thehenryford.org.

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