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Humanitini: The Humanities and the Police

Join us for a conversation on how disciplines like African American Studies, History, Sociology, Law and Politics are being used as tools for training police. This panel features three local educators who are working with police in settings such as the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Anacostia Community Museum, and local college campuses. What are the goals of these programs, and are they having an impact? How do they align with the overall mission and culture of the Metropolitan

Illuminate Hidden Stories Through Our Humanities Vision Partnership Grant 

HumanitiesDC is opening applications for their ongoing Humanities Vision Partnership Grant Program providing financial and capacity building resources for innovative interpretations of the humanities.   Formerly known as the Open Humanities Grant, the Vision Partnership Grant Program encourages applicants to share their unique perspectives on settled scholarship. HumanitiesDC’s Humanities Vision Grant has created space for ground breaking insight into the cultural tapestry of our Nation’s Capital. Past grant recipients include the National Building Museum for their Investigating Where We Live study and the Greater Washington Urban League for their exploration of Black Georgetown.  Applicants may request between $5,000 and

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