Programs

Wells Fargo Bank FDI Academy

WELLS FARGO FDI ACADEMY

Now in Year Three (3), the Wells Fargo Frederick Douglass Institute  Academy has proven to be a most effective model for promoting literacy among elementary school students and enhancing opportunities for high school students to transition successfully into College.  

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summerscholars

LUNCH (EN)COUNTER SERIES
Lunch (En)Counters takes its name from the famed lunch-counter protests of Civil Rights era. These events aim to provide campus forums for discussing topical issues related to race and civil rights. 

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SUMMER SCHOLARS PROGRAM

In keeping with the spirit of Douglass’ life of public service, the Frederick Douglass Teaching Scholars Summer Program is designed to provide graduate students teaching experiences and potential employment opportunities within university settings that are strongly committed to cultural diversity.

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Debaptiste lecture

DR. CLIFFORD E. DEBAPTISTE FREDERICK DOUGLASS LECTURE
The Dr. Clifford E. DeBaptiste Frederick Douglass Lecture is an educational and cultural resource for advancing multicultural studies across the community and for deepening the intellectual heritage of Frederick Douglass.

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Upcoming Events

Voting Supression, Redistricting, Election Fraud, and Voting Rights

  • Date: Tuesday, February 18th 2020
  • Time: 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • Venue: Sykes Theatre

Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement

  • Date: Thursday, February 20th 2020
  • Time: 3:30PM - 5:30PM
  • Venue: Philips Autograph Library

 

In the News

Frederick Douglass Institute, WCU and Wells Fargo to help youth education in Coatesville

Quick Links

Summer Scholars Program
Statue Monument Project
Annual Book Awards
WCU Douglass Historical Landmark (PDF) 
Fiction Search Diversity Plan 

Related Links

Frederick Douglass Society
Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
PASSHE Frederick Douglass Institute Website
The Douglass Papers: Library of Congress
National Underground Railroad

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