National Constitution Center

Philadelphia Teen Wins Constitution Center's Playwriting ContestAnd the final work is now a full-scale, professional production, at the National Constitution Center through July.
Locals Weigh In On Historic Decision By Supreme Court To Legalize Same Sex MarriageThat's because the first major U.S. protest for LGBT equality took place in front of Independence Hall back in 1965.
National Constitution Center Quick-Edits Its Gay Rights Exhibit After Marriage RulingThe National Constitution Center was inviting the LGBT community to celebrate today's US Supreme Court decision afffirming the right of same-sex couples to marry.
Dalai Lama Will Receive Liberty Medal in Philadelphia on October 26th"This is a lifetime achievement award and it's a capstone, just recognizing his influence over many decades," says National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.
New Constitution Center Exhibit Spotlights Modern LGBT Rights MovementThis multi-faceted exhibit takes a look at LGBT rights from a time when being gay was a crime to today, when gay marriage may be on the verge of becoming the law of the land.
Candidate Rand Paul Brings His Less-Goverment Message to PhiladelphiaPaul says he supports constitutional liberties and is opposed to the Patriot Act, but is opposed to an increase in the minimum wage.
National Constitution Center Hosts Awards Ceremony For Student Essay And Playwriting ContestThe National Constitution Center gave out prizes Thursday to the winners of a new student essay contest it's started.
Top Ways To Celebrate National Teacher Day In PhiladelphiaTeacher’s Appreciation Day is May 5. Here's how to celebrate it in Philly.
New Play At Constitution Center Puts Education Funding Under The LightsThe production entitled "School Play" was born from the effects of Philadelphia school district budget cuts.
In New Program, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Stresses Importance of Lawful PolicingPolice commissioner Charles Ramsey spoke to a group of 80 recruits about the importance of getting back to the basics when it comes to justice, emphasizing that it all starts with the US Constitution.
Five Must-See Museums In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia is a veritable treasure trove of museums, with a seemingly endless supply of galleries, special exhibits, historic buildings and conservatories to explore.
Philadelphia Schoolkids Share Their Knowledge at National History Day EventHundreds of children were showing their smarts and their creativity at a history competition being held, today and tomorrow, at the National Constitution Center.