Priyanka Deo
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The following story was published by The State Journal-Register on Feb. 9, 2024.

A new Sangamon Experience exhibit at the University of Illinois Springfield focuses on central Illinois stories and history that are often overlooked.

Located on the lower level of the UIS Public Affairs Center, “The Struggle for Change” highlights individuals and movements that have shaped the region over the past two centuries. From pioneers challenging norms to civil rights activists sparking change, the stories highlighted in the exhibit form a tapestry of triumph over adversity. More than a commemoration, “The Struggle for Change” is an educational journey, urging visitors to engage deeply with those questioning the status quo.

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