Dr. Vanessa Anderson Rebecca Woulfe Dr. Richard Steckel Michele Steckel Cultural Milestones: Who You Are is Who We Are
Enjoy images Cultural Milestones: Who You Are is Who We Are
LEARN ABOUT YOUR COLLEAGUES In groups of three, find at least 10 things that two of you share in common.
Milestones Project The Milestones Project uses photographic research to break down barriers, diminish hatred and alleviate fear by common: First tooth Best friends First day of school
Why Milestones? Show people how we are alike Document childhood experiences in places far and wide Make a difference in the world
Milestones Timeline 1999, first photograph 2004, first book published and Denver Children's Museum exhibition Annual exhibitions across the globe 2014, DIA exhibition All Here
Exhibitions 11 international airports (DIA has invited us back 4 times!) 200,000,000+ people have seen the images 26+ countries represented
Sample Awards Global Tolerance Award, 2003 2005 Ambassador of Peace Award, 2005 Make a Difference Award, 2007 National Educators Association Author Illustrator Award, 2008
Curriculum Integration Formal and informal venues Books (13 published, a 14 th in publication ) Interactive Workbooks ( e.g. Head Start Teacher Guides ( e.g.Toronto ) National Core (Pearson)
Message Mutual Respect Understanding Inclusion Acceptance of Others Empathy
Milestones at Arapahoe Community College 2007 Exhibition for entry way 2015 50 th Anniversary Exhibition 2017 Milestones Project bestowed to ACC Foundation
Discussion How do we honor and celebrate unique cultures, religions, ethnicities, and find our commonalities?