Facing Freedom in America is the result of a collaboration among the Chicago History Museum, classroom teachers, and their students. The following organizations and people graciously contributed their time and talents toward the creation of this website.
Educational programs and resources for Facing Freedom are generously supported by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
Enrique Gonzalez, Multimedia Developer
Heidi Moisan, School Programs Manager
Teacher Advisory Panel
Megan Murray Cusick, Nancy B. Jefferson Alternative School
Lindsay Knorps, Oscar Mayer Magnet
Laura LeMone, Benito Juarez Community Academy
Kelly Luka, St. Benedict
Jessica Majors, Catherine Cook School
Steve Schwartz, Oak Park and River Forest High School
Kathryn Wegner, Thomas kelly High School
Nicole Wilson, St. Barbara Elementary School
Chicago History Museum Staff
Phyllis Rabineau, Vice President for Interpretation and Education
Lynn McRainey, Elizabeth F. Cheney Director of Education
Rosemary Adams, Director of Print and Multimedia Publications
Emily Nordstrom, Editor
Peter Alter, Archivist
Joy Bivens, Curator
Julie Katz, Registrar
Technical development by Mightybytes, Inc.
Visual design by Natalia Fitzgerald