Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves After School Program

The Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves youth program is a 2-hour program that explores America’s multicultural legacy and exposes students to personal stories of migration and immigration. This program is appropriate for students in 3rd grade and above.

Students in this program journey into the past to discover the challenges faced by immigrants travelling to the U.S. in the 19th and 20th centuries. By hearing the family stories of noted celebrities, students realize the importance of speaking to relatives about their family history and are encouraged to identify their own mentors and role-models.

During this program, students:

  • Tour the inspirational multimedia exhibit, Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves - learn more about the exhibit here
  • Participate in a Quilt Activity identifying multicultural artifacts and discussing the importance of diversity acceptance and understanding
  • Research their own family heritage through an introductory activity in our computer lab

The exhibit content is aligned with the California State/LAUSD History-Social Studies and English-Language Arts content standards.

For more information on this program, or to arrange your group’s visit for the Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves program, please call 310-772-7639.

Already booked your program?

  • Prepare your students for their visit by visiting the Museum of Tolerance Teacher Resources section of the website.
  • An After School Activity Guide is available here.
  • Review Parking information and Helpful Reminders for your visit here
  • Download our program evaluation form to be completed after your museum visit. Your feedback is important to us!


In This Section

Become a Member Buy Tickets Volunteer Calendar Contact Us Simon Wiesenthal Center

Sign up for E-News

Connect with the Museum


PLEASE NOTE: The Museum of Tolerance will be closed on September 2, 2019, for Labor Day.

The Museum is Closed Saturdays and Jewish Holidays. During the months of November - March, the MOT will close at 3:30pm on Fridays. Last entrance is 1:00pm.

Click Here for Adjusted Hours of Operation

Do you have confidence in the strength of democratic institutions in this country?


Powered by Blackbaud
nonprofit software