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LEH Distributes $230k in Emergency Mitigation & Preparedness Grants

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, with support from the State of Louisiana, has distributed $230,000 across 26 grants to cultural nonprofit organizations for emergency mitigation and preparation for future threats. 

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64 Parishes Publication Party March 19 in New Orleans

64 Parishes magazine is celebrating its fifth anniversary and the release of the spring 2024 issue on Tuesday, March 19, at The Helis Foundation John Scott Center.

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Summer Intensive Teacher Workshop Announced, Applications Open Now

The 2024 Institute for Louisiana Culture and History intensive workshop for Louisiana social studies educators will take place June 24–26 in New Orleans and focus on Louisiana’s Reconstruction-era history.

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Randy K. Haynie Named Chair of LEH Board of Directors

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has named Randy K. Haynie as chair of the organization’s Board of Directors and welcomed M. Cleland Powell III to the board through a chair’s appointment.

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Dickie Landry Named 2024 Humanist of the Year

Richard “Dickie” Landry—saxophonist, composer, photographer, and painter—has been named the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ 2024 Humanist of the Year.

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Support for General Operating Expenses: Applications Open January 16

Applications for 2024 operating support grants from LEH’s Louisiana Culture Care Fund will open Tuesday, January 16.

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Applications Open for Regional Social Studies Teacher Workshops

Applications are now open for 2023–24 school year Institute for Louisiana Culture & History regional workshops for K–12 social studies educators.

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Second Season of Prime Time Podcast Airing Now

The second season of Prime Time’s “Little Voices, Big Ideas” podcast is airing now, with vignettes of each episode airing weekly now in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Shreveport.

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Free Admission to The Helis Foundation John Scott Center for Louisiana Residents

We’re celebrating this holiday season by offering Louisiana residents free admission to The Helis Foundation John Scott Center all month long!

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