Ali Tribute Exhibit

The Ali Tribute exhibit featured photos and art in various mediums fo-cused on the man known as “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali. This exhibit was opened in conjunction with Muhammad’s 71st birthday.

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Film Series

The Ali Center, in partnership with Kentucky Education Television (KET) and Indie Lens Pop Up (formerly ITVS), began hosting a film series in January 2013 that features films that bring important social issues and discussions to light. This film series has featured social impactful movies such as “Waste Land,” “The

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UCREW

UCREW is the ground breaking social enterprise program of the Muhammad Ali Center that focuses on service, leadership, and social entrepreneurship. This program is available only to high school students and provides them with the opportunity to, not only learn about social entrepreneurship, but also to develop a social enterprise.

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Americans Who Tell the Truth Exhibit

The Ali Center showcases a temporary exhibit called Americans Who Tell the Truth. This moving exhibit is a collection of portraits by artist Robert Shetterly and painted specifically for educational temporary exhibits that are based on themes such as civil rights, women’s rights, and other social issues. Portraits include well-known

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Hello Neighbor Event

Hello Neighbor: Day of Dignity, Day of Compassion was a community celebration of Louisville’s diversity and people-to-people connections, co-hosted by the Muhammad Ali Center and the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of Louisville. This day-long event was free and open to the community, featured music,

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Rebranding

The Muhammad Ali Center launched a rebranding campaign and new logo to help clarify the Center’s role as a multicultural education venue.

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Olympic Summer

During the summer of 2012, students of all ages were invited to follow Muhammad Ali’s Olympic journey: from his Gold Medal win in 1960 to his famous appearance at the 1996 Atlanta Games. Activities included mock Olympic Games, Olympic Poetry, ‘Create Your Own Olympic Torches”, and much more. Visitors also

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Donald Lassere, President/CEO

Donald Lassere, Senior Vice President of Programs at Scholarship America, was named the new and third President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center.

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IndiVisble

The temporary exhibit, IndiVisble: African-Native American Live in the Americas, which opened on Muhammad Ali’s 70th birthday, focused on the seldom-viewed history and complex lives of people in duel African American and Native American ancestries. The Ali Center was the only Midwestern institution that hosted this new Smithsonian Travelling Exhibit.

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Muhammad Ali’s 70th Birthday Event

On Saturday evening, January 14, 2012, Muhammad celebrated seven decades of accomplishments with special guests and entertainers in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. This private event, hosted at the Muhammad Ali Center, included a guest list of friends, family, supporters, celebrities, and other great people who have made a true

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