Introducing Friends of the Institute

As a tribute to Senator Kennedy's 47-year career, gifts of $47 and up recognize you as a Friend of the Institute.

Programs

Program Offerings for Grades K-5

In-person and Virtual Program Offerings for Grades K-5

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Welcoming Words
Grade K-3
In-person visit (2 hours) or virtual program (1 hour)
Number of participants: 10-30 students
Learn about the Statue of Liberty and how she is a symbol of welcome for new immigrants. In this program students will listen to a story about Lady Liberty, think about what it means to welcome others, and work on a creative activity together with an Institute staff member.

Pathways to Citizenship
Grades 4-8
In-person visit (2 hours) or virtual program (1 hour)
Number of participants: 10-60 students
Students learn about the challenges facing modern-day immigrants and work together as Senators to build a bill that defines a pathway to citizenship for four groups of undocumented immigrants: DREAMers, farm workers, refugees, and a general immigrant population.

Pathways to Environmental Justice
Grades 4-8
In-person visit (2 hours) or virtual program (1 hour)
Number of participants: 10-60 students
Students learn about the challenges posed by climate change and the need to transition to a more climate- and environmentally-friendly economy. They will also work together as Senators to build a bill that provides assistance and environmental justice for three distinct groups of people affected by climate change: frontline and vulnerable communities, fossil fuel workers, and young people.

Program Information

School Year 2022-2023

In-person and Virtual Program Fees


All U.S. Public Schools

FREE
Sponsored in part by the generous support of Commonwealth of Massachusetts

All Other School Groups

$5 / MA student, in-person
$5 / non-MA student, virtual
$6 / non-MA student, in-person


Scholarships are available on a limited basis for qualifying Massachusetts schools, sponsored by the generous support of The Stone Family Foundation

All College Groups

$10 / student

To schedule a program please complete our Program Request Form.


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