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Humanities Council of Washington, DC (Washington, DC 20002-6274)
Tyra Fennell (Project Director: May 2008 to June 2011)
Becoming a Washingtonian: What it means to be American in the Nation's Capital

To support the annual weeklong Soul of the City, a program for young people; television programming on topics related to the City's history and development; a reading and discussion series called Who is a Washingtonian?; community-based discussions; the DC Community Heritage Preservation Project; and development of the Humanities Council's Research Center of online resources.

HCWDC’s We the People programming includes THE SOUL OF THE CITY youth summer leadership institute; HUMANITIES PROFILED TV series; WHO IS A WASHINGTONIAN? A civic reflection text-based discussion series; CONVERSATIONS ON GREAT STREETS WITH DC LEADERS; COMMUNITY HERITAGE PRESERVATION PROJECTS 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.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Grants for State Humanities Councils

Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + matching):
$76,910 (approved)
$76,910 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/2008 – 5/31/2010