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Humanities Council of Washington, DC (Washington, DC 20009-7126)
Joy Ford Austin (Project Director: May 2007 to September 2009)

BC-50368-07
Grants for State Humanities Councils
Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + matching):
$65,080 (approved)
$65,080 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2007 – 3/31/2009

Becoming a Washingtonian: What it means to be American in the Nation's Capital

To support public programs during DC Emancipation Week in April 2008, a week-long institute for 40 high school students, three television programs, reading and discussion programs for young people; the DC Community Heritage Preservation Project, and archival resources related to the programs of the Humanities Council of Washington, DC.

HCWDC programming includes DC EMANCIPATION WEEK activities; THE SOUL OF THE CITY youth summer leadership institute; HUMANITIES PROFILED TV series; WHO IS A WASHINGTONIAN? A civic reflection conversation series; COMMUNITY HERITAGE PRESERVATION PROJECT with lectures and workshops for community historians to build their skills; and the update and expansion of the HCWDC RESOURCE CENTER archive and online database.