The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center’s 2024 Cohen Family Upstander Month celebrates and uplifts the changemakers in our community. Join us for a month of museum activations, digital programs, and signature events, including the Upstander 5K & Family Day and the Upstander Awards.
How will you rise as an upstander? Here are a few actions you can take right now:
JUNE 2, 2024 6 P.M.
The Upstander Awards recognize individuals in the region who use their character strengths to make a difference in the community. Enjoy a gala-style event in historic Union Terminal’s breath-taking rotunda featuring a three-course meal, live music, art experiences, and a moving awards ceremony celebrating Cincinnati’s best and brightest upstanders. Click to read about the 2023 Upstander Award Finalists.
JUNE 30, 2024 8:30 A.M.
Kick off your morning with the Upstander 5K, which takes runners and walkers on a scenic route throughout the West End. Registrants receive a free T-shirt (while supplies last) and other swag. Participants will also enjoy live music, family activities, breakfast, giveaways, FC Cincinnati activations and a pickleball tournament outside of Union Terminal.
JUNE 30, 2024 10 A.M. - 3 P.M.
After you finish up your outside, explore upstander experiences throughout the Children’s Museum, Cincinnati History Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Science, and the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center. Browse our Upstander Volunteer Expo, where dozens of organizations will be available in the Rotunda to share volunteer opportunities and information with museum goers.
Connect with our mission from anywhere in the world and join the Upstander movement. Know an upstander who deserves recognition? Take a minute to tell us about them so we can spotlight their impact. Click here to connect with us.
WCPO Upstander Spotlight: Stay tuned for a new partnership with WCPO, which will include monthly Upstander spotlights showcasing stories of local upstanders. Viewers can also nominate upstanders they’d like to be recognized.