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Call for Proposals for Soul of the City $10,000 Youth Leadership Grants


  The Soul of the City youth program grants are awarded to organizations providing humanities programs for youth ages 14-19 in the District of Columbia, based on the Humanities Council’s successful Soul of the City (SOTC) Program. The application can be accessed by logging onto the online grants system and completing the registration process. The deadline to apply is February 6, 2015.    Programs must emphasize one of our core beliefs that effective leadership can be cultivated through a curriculum that combines humanities concepts with skill building.

RSVP for the DC Community Heritage Project Showcase with Keynote Address by Washington Post Columnist John Kelly


  Annual DC Community Heritage Project Showcase to Feature Latest Work in Community and Neighborhood Preservation  Keynote Address by Washington Post Columnist John Kelly  (Washington, DC)—The DC Community Heritage Project (DCCHP) presented by Humanities DC and the DC Historic Preservation Office supports residents at a grassroots level working to preserve their own communities. The annual DCCHP Showcase will feature a film screening, showcase and Q&A with this year’s 16 grantees and a keynote address by Washington Post Columnist John Kelly.

Join us for #MadeInTheDMV Conference featuring MTV’s Rob Markman & RevoltTV’s Tuma Basa


The Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival presents the “Made in the DMV” Conference produced by Will Rap 4 Food, Inc. and I Got it 4 Free.#MadeInTheDMV features an industry expert-led PANEL and breakout WORKSHOPS. The conference is open to ALL AGES and is FREE with registration.  #MadeInTheDMV will focus on informing and educating our community in topic areas across the arts, entertainment, and technology-fields led by notable industry and subject-matter-experts who are #MadeInTheDMV. The event will focus on specific, proven strategies for

Join us for Split This Rock Poems of Provocation and Witness Poetry Reading & Workshop

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  The perfect socially-engaged poem can elevate the impact of an awareness-building event, a lesson plan, a vigil, or a protest. But finding the right poem — that can be a challenge. “Poems of Provocation and Witness” Poetry Reading and Workshop is a Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival program presented as part of the fall event series, funded through Humanities DC, the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities & the Deputy Mayor’s office for Planning and Economic Development.  This