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The Interactivity Foundation announces an opening for a full-time position of Visiting Fellow. The position is for an original term of two years, with the possibility of renewal or transition to a permanent position. This is a hybrid position, largely remote with...

Hidden Heroes: Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte

Susan (La Flesche) Picotte was born in 1865 on the reservation of the Omaha Nation in Nebraska. Her father was the leader of the Omaha tribe. He was in favor of some assimilation policies, and this created tension within his tribe. Susan leaned some of the...

Just Imagine…Keeping our Word as a Nation

Rebecca Ketcher was three years old when soldiers rounded up her entire family and forced them to abandon their family home. Her father wanted to put up a fight, but her mother dissuaded him. He’d only end up dead. The family was driven from their land and forced...

Just Imagine… Ain’t I a Woman?

Isabella Baumfree was born in New York around the year 1797, one of 10 or 12 children born to enslaved parents. When she was 9 years old, she was sold to another owner who beat her every day. She was sold twice more, including one owner who raped her repeatedly....

Just Imagine…a Commitment to Healing Society

In 1925 Jack Geiger was born in New York City to Jewish immigrants from Austria and Germany. Jack was a quick learner, graduating high school at the age of 14. He wasn’t old enough to go to college, so he got a job with the New York Times. Jack was a fan of jazz...

Just Imagine…Daily Habits for Making a Difference

  In 1959, Jadav (Molai) Payeng was born into the Mising tribe in India. As a teenager he became concerned about the environment when he saw the forest where he played being destroyed by erosion. The forest had become a desert. Jadav began working with the...