The Tenement Museum in NYC #IHM2020 #ImmigrantHeritageMonth #HomeIsHere #CelebrateImmigrants

Once of my favorite museums in NYC is the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side. Through interactive exhibits, tours, and educational materials, the Tenement Museum highlights the important and evolving role of the immigrant in American society, and celebrates America as a country of immigrants – past, present, & future. They also offer remote learning and educational materials for teachers.

Like many museums around the country, the Tenement Museum is now facing many challenges to reopen safely and to stay afloat while it figures out its next steps. If you can, please consider making a donation to help the museum in this difficult time.

The Museum represents a covenant across the generations. It’s a way we honor our obligation to those whose struggles made our lives possible; it’s a way we preserve their immigrant stories for the generations who will follow; it’s a way we help Americans understand the best ideals that unite us as a nation. It is a sacred trust.

The Museum is a forever institution.

But we’ve had to shut our doors—foregoing the earned revenue on which our work depends—and we’ve canceled the gala that is the heart of our fundraising. We need your help—now more than ever—to get us through this financial crisis.

Please consider making a gift that will allow us to survive these unprecedented times, remain strong, and reopen when circumstances allow.

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