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Call for Proposals for Soul of the City $10,000 Youth Leadership Grants

  The Soul of the City youth program grants are awarded to organizations providing humanities programs for youth ages 14-19 in the District of Columbia, based on the Humanities Council’s successful Soul of the City (SOTC) Program. The application can be accessed by logging onto the online grants system and completing the registration process. The deadline to apply is February 6, 2015.    Programs must emphasize one of our core beliefs that effective leadership can be cultivated through a curriculum that combines humanities concepts with skill building.

Soul of the City Narrates What’s Going On in Washington, D.C. with a recording of “What’s Going On-2014” and a Digital Humanities Project inspired by Marvin Gaye.

Soul of the City is a youth leadership development program of the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C., that uses the city of Washington and its unique neighborhoods and culture as a classroom. As a part of the city’s Summer Youth Employment program based at the Department of Human Services, sixteen young people developed a digital humanities project. This year marks what would have been the 75th Birthday of Washington, D.C. native Marvin Gaye. It was his life, music and politics

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