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Join Us for Our 2018 DC Community Heritage Project Showcase and Symposium

2018 DCCHP Showcase

DC has always been a city of change. The history of our neighborhoods has been written and rewritten by generations of residents who create and contribute to our vibrant communities. The DC Community Heritage Project empowers DC residents to celebrate their stories, preserve their memory, and prepare us for the next chapter. Join Humanities DC along with our grantees and partners at the annual DC Community Heritage Project Showcase and Symposium. This year, our grantees focus their projects on the

Humanitini: Voices of Brookland Manor


September’s Humanitini program will be co-curated by K.A. Lannigan, producer of the new film “Voices of Brookland Manor,” ( and Women in Film and Video. The film depicts residents of the Brookland Manor neighborhood, and their grassroots efforts to ensure that residents will have guaranteed housing in the expected new mixed-use development slated to replace the community. Join us for a screening of the film followed by a multi-generational panel conversation with residents from Brookland Manor. Residents will share their

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