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Join us October 26th for our Annual Benefit Dinner

We are planning an unforgettable evening for our friends and supporters at the beautiful UMASS Club on Boston's Beacon Hill. Details are coming soon so please save the date!
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The Volunteers: New Curriculum

New WWI Curriculum for Teachers

Our set of six stand-alone lesson plans highlights a crucial but under-recognized facet of World War I: the history and legacy of volunteers and volunteerism.
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Upcoming Courses


India's Century of Change: Diversity, Democracy & Social Dynamics

Summer Online Course

Explore India's multifold diversity which lies at the core of the challenges and opportunities it faces in the political, economic, and social realms. Read More


Teaching for Global Understanding in the 21st Century

5-Day Summer Institute

Re-envision how we prepare students for an interconnected world by examining the global economy, the environment, health, social justice, and peace and conflict resolution. Read More



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