$95K Grant Presentation from Rep. Yarmuth
Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) presented a $95,000 check to representatives of the Muhammad Ali Center to develop and expand educational outreach efforts and support the Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students (MACCS) and its service learning programs. Congressman Yarmuth presented the funding during a “Welcome Home” event for MACCS who
Creating Our Future
The Muhammad Ali Center expanded its Creating Our Future Character Education Curriculum with “train-the-trainer” event at the Hammond Boxing Club in Hammond, Indiana. Designed for middle and high school youth, the curriculum consists of six modules, each focused on a single core principle embodied in the life and work of
Mock Trial Tournament
Thirty teams of high school students from across the Commonwealth argued the famous case of United States of America v. Cassius M. Clay. The championship round of this Kentucky High School Mock Trial Tournament was held at the Muhammad Ali Center in 2010.
50 Years of Olympic Gold Exhibit
50 Years of Olympic Gold was a retrospective photo exhibit featuring images of Muhammad Ali at the 1960 Olympics. This exhibit was held in conjunction with the Ali Center’s 50th Anniversary celebration of this momentous time in Muhammad’s history.
In November of 2009, the Muhammad Ali Center announced a $10 million Legacy Campaign designed to provide the Center with the resources necessary to fulﬁll its institutional mission and expand its programmatic goals. The funding expanded the Ali Center’s “visitor experience,” upgraded audio-visual and technological-based exhibits, built the Ali Archives
Power of Women
The Ali Center joined with the humanitarian organization CARE for a free screening of the award-winning ﬁlm “A Powerful Noise.” This critically acclaimed documentary followed three women from different countries who had overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to bring lasting solution to their communities. The screening was followed by a panel
Find Greatness Within Series
The Find Greatness Within series was a Black History Month series that took place on several Sundays each February. The series, which drew sold-out crowds to the Ali Center, featured programs of African American heritage, music, storytelling, and expressions of unity while incorporating the core values of the Ali Center
Muhammad and Lonnie Ali welcomed to the Ali Center visitors from all over the world in celebration of the 2008 Ryder Cup. This media event included: speakers, music, and entertainment, as well as three private events that included the U.S. and European teams.
Champions Aren’t Made In Gyms
The Muhammad Ali Center participated in the Champions Aren’t Made in Gyms program for college athletes, hosted by the Tulane University Sports Law Program and Tulane Athletic Department in New Orleans, Louisiana. This inspirational program was designed share Muhammad Ali’s life story and how he transcended his sport into something
World Refugee Week
In honor of World Refugee Day on Friday, June 20, 2008, the Muhammad Ali Center and Catholic Charities organized a week of events that included photo exhibitions, a ﬁlm series, a ﬁeld trip day to the Ali Center for refugees, and informational displays on refugee services. The week ended with