FRANCES WILLARD HOUSE MUSEUM:
REFORMING THE WORLD
In addition to her advocacy for temperance, Frances Willard was a leading activist in many important 19th-century reform movements. These included women’s suffrage, women’s economic and religious rights, prison reforms, education reforms, and labor reforms such as child labor laws and the eight-hour workday.
CLARKE HOUSE MUSEUM:
In the 1850s, the national conversation buzzed around the Clarke family. These new and divisive topics—from slavery to abolition, women’s rights, temperance, immigration, and nativism— were marks of a rapidly changing world.
JUSTICE THROUGH ART
Quality of life is enhanced through art, and an active citizenry is built through encouraging public voice and participation through art. Therefore, many of 6018North's artists' projects engage with the public in the democratization of, and radical acts of social justice through, art.
NATIONAL PUBLIC HOUSING MUSEUM:
THE AMERICAN PROMISE
The National Public Housing Museum coalesces diverse views from government, academia, research, private industry, and civil society. Through storytelling, it prompts the public to consider what the community can do together to create a more just society.
JANE ADDAMS HULL-HOUSE MUSEUM:
DEFINING THE COMMON GOOD
Residents and immigrants at Hull-House fought to reform labor laws and improve housing conditions, taught sex education in schools, and lobbied for women to vote.
THE GROVE NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK:
FARMING WITH DIGNITY
Dr. Kennicott’s vision to promote the value and dignity of the American agrarian lifestyle changed the political landscape on a regional and national scale. His efforts led to the “Illinois Plan” (which fought for the establishment of a national system of agricultural and mechanical universities to uplift the agricultural profession) and the creation of the United States Department of Agriculture.