“Those who cannot remember the past
are condemned to repeat it.”
- George Santayana
Sharing inspiring, first-hand accounts of the 1960s Civil Rights movement to help young Iowans shape a more just future.
Keeping History Alive Foundation provides stimulating educational programs and opportunities throughout the state of Iowa to keep the history of the Civil Rights Movement alive.
Iowans Return to Freedom Summer documentary gives remarkable firsthand accounts of the experiences of six Iowa natives who, though personally unfamiliar with racial issues, felt compelled to volunteer in the summer of ‘64
Coming in March 2017
Civil Rights Tour of the Deep South, led by Civil Rights veterans
Your tax-deductible donation will help us continue to educate and inspire young adult Iowans to become positive role models for strengthening Civil Rights for minority Americans.