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MINETA LEGACY PROJECT
The Mineta Legacy Project captures the life, career and contributions of Secretary Norman Y. Mineta in an hour-long nationally televised documentary and online educational curriculum for high school and college students.
What Does It Mean
to Be an American?
The Mineta Legacy
This free online resource for social studies educators consisting of six modules for high school and college students examining Mineta’s career: immigration, civil liberties & equity, civic engagement, justice & reconciliation, leadership & decision-making, and U.S.–Japan relations.
INSPIRED BY NORM
GET TO KNOW NORM
“When you’re in close quarters…people will sort of give you the once over. And so, I always wear this (flag pin). It’s something you feel when you’re doing things. Am I really being fully accepted as an American citizen? I want to make sure everyone knows I am.”
- Secretary Norman Y. Mineta
(in response to why he wears an American flag pin on his lapel)