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Humanitini: Explore the Cuban Presence in DC!

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This Month: The Cuban Presence in DC In December 2014, President Barack Obama, Jr. announced an historic opening of American relations with Cuba. Cuban ties to the District of Columbia long pre-date that announcement. Let’s explore the Cuban cultural influences on DC – in terms of music, dance, food, and religion – with a panel of Cuban Americans who have lived in the area all of their lives. What is Humanitini? Humanitini is an exciting happy hour event where Washington’s

Congratulations, Open Humanities & Soul of the City Grantees!

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We are pleased to announce our latest awards made to our new Open Humanities and Soul of the City grantees, who are joining an impressive collection of peers striving to improve the quality of life for District residents every day. We received a record-breaking 49 applications for funding across the two grants—a tremendous response to the value of the humanities in our city. Ultimately, we selected 9 organizations to become Open Humanities grantees and 3 to join Soul of the City. Combined,