2016 Patrick Henry Awards
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Renewing the Spirit of America
Patriot Week renews America’s spirit by celebrating the First Principles, Founding Fathers and other Patriots, vital documents and speeches, and flags that make America the greatest nation in world history. Many of current holidays have become overly commercialized or have lost their deeper meaning. We need to invigorate our appreciation and understanding of America’s spirit.Anchored by the key dates of September 11 (the anniversary of the terrorists attacks) and September 17 (Constitution Day, the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution by our Founding Fathers), the Schedule for each day has a separate focus. Co-created in 2009 by Judge Michael Warren and his then 10-year-old daughter Leah, Patriot Week has captured the imagination and support of citizens across the nation.
Recognized by the Michigan State Senate and the State House Resolutions (and with bills pending for permanent recognition), scores of K-12 schools (public, charter, private and home), universities, law schools, student groups, community organizations (Rotaries, Kiwanis, senior centers, religious, and others), cities, counties, courts, law firms, businesses, senior living communities, libraries, hospitals, historical groups, private homes, public officials, and others engage in a wide range of grassroots activities (including panel discussions, speakers, lesson plans, picnics, commemorations, etc.).
The grassroots effort is renewing the spirit of America, one person at a time, and is spreading throughout the nation. Activities occur in MI, NY, OH, CO, AZ, GA, PA, WA, DC, IL and more to come!