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Community Spotlight: Double Nickels Theatre Company

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Double Nickels is a theatre company on a mission. Through the medium of “reminiscence theatre,” they are committed to honoring and celebrating the legacies of DC’s seniors and veterans. Since 2006, Double Nickels Theatre Company, led by Antoinette Ford, has gathered and performed oral histories from numerous communities across DC, using performance to educate both audience and actors. In their Age Exchange program, for example, seniors share life stories and communicate with members of younger generations. The younger generations learn from

Congratulations, DC Community Heritage Project & Oral History Collaborative grantees!

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HumanitiesDC is committed to preserving the rich history of our communities and neighborhoods—and our latest grants are a testament to that work. Please join us in offering an enthusiastic welcome to this year’s grantees for the DC Community Heritage Project, as well as to our first-ever class of grantees for the DC Oral History Collaborative! We are very excited to see your projects grow. Read on to learn more about our grantees and their exciting work! DC Oral History Collaborative

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