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News from the New York Council for the Humanities for June and July 2012.
New York Council for the Humanities - June 2012 News

New Community Conversations Topic: Democracy

American FlagWhat role does democracy play in our personal and political lives? In honor of our nation’s 57th presidential election, and in time for July 4th celebrations, the Council presents a new Community Conversations toolkit on democracy. Toolkits guide families & children, young adults, and general audiences in discussing the importance of active participation in our communities. Sign up now to receive a toolkit!

Rochester: Flour City to Flower City

Letchworth State ParkLast week, our board and staff toured Rochester as part of our summer meeting. We visited Susan B. Anthony House, WXXI Public Media, Baobab Cultural Center, Memorial Art Gallery, and Geneseo Migrant Center. A lunch with program partners hosted and partly underwritten by Restaurant 2 Vine and a trip to scenic Letchworth State Park rounded out the itinerary. Check out some photos from Rochester.

Directors’ Project Grants Up to $10,000

Discussion ProgramThe Council announces new Directors’ Project Grants, awards of up to $10,000 to support exemplary public humanities programs that use dialogue to actively engage audiences. A very limited number of these larger grants are available; the first application deadline is July 15, 2012. To learn more, review the new guidelines and application, browse past supported projects, register for upcoming webinars, and sign up for Grant News.
In This Issue
Democracy Community Conversations Toolkit

Council Board Tours Rochester

New Directors' Project Grants


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