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Congratulations 2018 Grant Recipients

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Thank you to everyone who applied for one of our grant programs this year! We’re proud to announce the recipients of the Open Humanities Grants, DC Community Heritage Project Grants, and DC Oral History Collaborative Partnerships for 2018! Open Humanities Grants are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. DC Community Heritage Project Grants are funded by the National Parks Service, the DC Office of Planning, and the DC Historic Preservation Office. The DC Oral History Collaborative is a

Humanitini: Ethiopian Culture and Identity in DC

June 7th Humanitini (For Eventbrite)

Just off U Street, in what we affectionately know as “Little Ethiopia”, one can find the vibrant enclave of restaurants, grocery stores, and mom-and-pop shops. When immigrants arrived in droves in the early 2000’s, the Ethiopian community began to expand beyond this four-block stretch. Their culture has since blossomed in the nation’s capital. For many of us, our first entre into Ethiopian culture has been through hookah and traditional foods. However, in our next Humanitini, we will examine the Ethiopian experience in DC in depth:

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