What does it mean 
to be an American?

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Developed by Mineta Legacy Project in partnership with SPICE (Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education), the free educational curriculum offers six lessons for educators, high school students, and college students to examine what it means to be American.

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Six Lessons on Key Issues


Civil Liberties & Equity

Civic Engagement

Justice & Reconciliation


U.S.-Japan Relations

Our Mission

Educating tomorrow's leaders so they are empowered as

authentically engaged Americans.

We simply want to help students maximize their potential and become engaged people who do great things. 

By sparking conversations about identity and history, we hope to go beyond the four walls of a classroom and teach meaningful lessons that are relevant to our lives today.

Powerful learning,
designed to  enable
 & enlighten the 21st century student.

Our Documentary

Our documentary film, "Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story," premieres Monday, May 20, 2019 on PBS

For more information, visit
Mineta Legacy Project.

Watch here for an excerpt of Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story, a film about injustice, redemption, and a burning desire for all people to be treated equally.

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