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Collaboratory for Justice Education

Join the Collaboratory for Justice Education at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site!

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” – Maya Angelou

Dedicated and enthusiastic team members of Collaboratory for Justice Education at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site actively participate in a dynamic community committed to generating innovative solutions for understanding intricate societal issues. Embodying the essence of a "collaboratory," the collective efforts revolve around fostering an open, creative process that unites a group of educators driven by a shared passion for justice education.

Through the Justice Education Collaboratory, members contribute to creating impactful tools tailored for educators and students nationwide. These tools serve as instruments of change within classrooms, striving to influence our nation's understanding of justice and the construction of an equitable justice system. Our mission also extends beyond the traditional education realm, reaching into the corridors of the justice system and resonating within the hearts of our communities.

Members of this collaborative endeavor, and are committed, to:

  • The transformative power of education as a catalyst for change.
  • Empowering future generations with the knowledge and values necessary to navigate the complexities of justice.
  • Contributing to the evolution of a more just and fair society.

Through our collective efforts, Collaboratory for Justice Education is a beacon of hope and inspiration, illuminating the path toward a fair and just America.

Interested? Apply today!
Applications are due by February 9, 2024.

2017 American Aliance of Museums Excellence in Exhibitions Overall Winner