With a positive and forward-thinking approach, SAFE educates people on why preserving culture is essential, relevant, and urgent. We offer concrete ways to invest in the preservation of everyone’s past. Using classic advertising and communications techniques in combination with educational and academic expertise, SAFE also employs grassroots techniques to engage the public in active participation. Our multi-faceted programs deliver the simple, enduring message that we all share responsibility for protecting cultural heritage.
- We propose accurate and informative communication, using classic advertising techniques in combination with educational and academic expertise.
Campaigns designed to raise awareness and engage public participation to say YES to preservation and protection and NO to plunder and .
SAFE hosts Global Candlelight Vigil to commemorate the looting of the Iraq Museum in an effort to shed light on the vulnerability of our shared cultural heritage.
Profiles of individuals who are making tangible contributions towards the mission of protecting and raising awareness about our shared cultural heritage.
A Flickr project to collect pictures and videos of life in Haiti before the earthquake that took place January 12, 2010.
Awareness campaign in response to the demolition of Old Kashgar City in Xinjiang, China.
- Our educational projects introduce cultural heritage as a precious and vulnerable non-renewable resource to students from primary schools to graduate schools.
Educational tool designed to educate students of all ages about the most endangered sites and cultures around the world is a component of the Give History a Future initiative.
Public awareness messages are created by concerned students from around the world.
SAFE gives presentations in schools with students from junior high through graduate school.
- Simple grassroots tools and open-source communication bring public awareness about complex issues.
- Engaging materials you can use to raise awareness about the importance of preserving our cultural heritage. Downloadable for free, and also available for purchase.
These facsimiles of museum catalog cards raise awareness about objects that are missing from museums.
These glossy postcards—some using the work from our student competitions—help spread the message against looting.
We propose accurate and informative communication, using classic advertising techniques in combination with educational and academic expertise.
Bold graphics and simple language bring public attention to SAFE’s mission, programs, projects, and events.
- We inform the public about the ways in which every citizen can support laws and treaties that protect our shared cultural heritage.
SAFE informs the public about the bilateral agreements between the U.S and other member countries of the UNESCO Convention that restrict the importation of specified objects that are in danger of being looted from archaeological sites.
We launched a campaign to raise awareness and support for this bill including a Poster Hanging Day on September 29, 2003. A brochure and a postcard were also distributed.