The Franklin Project seeks to promote Franklin’s legacy and ethos as a roadmap to success in the 21rst century. We will work towards this goal the same way Franklin would: through entrepreneurship and ingenuity, by bringing people together, by mobilizing resources, and by forging new relationships that surface new collaborations. In particular, the Franklin Project seeks to use Franklin’s Junto Club’s community building technology to create peer groups and partnerships for social entrepreneurs and civic innovators solving concrete problems at the local level.
He represents a strong belief in people’s ability to put themselves, their society, and the world together to do great things and make substantial improvements.He saw a strong civil society imbued with a continually improving and educated citizenry as the critical bulwark to help America defend freedom and create inclusive prosperity for all.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Across the country, local governments are deciding what historical figures should remain immortalized on public property. Statues have fallen and names have been stripped from public buildings of history-makers who were on the wrong side of slavery. Should Franklin also be taken down?Read more