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Portrait of Ruby Bridges

2022 Humanities Awards Winners

Author, activist and civil rights icon Ruby Bridges has been named the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ 2022 Humanist of the Year. In addition to the Humanist of the Year award, the LEH has announced ten Humanities Awards recipients.

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PRIME TIME Launches a Podcast

“Little Voices, Big Ideas,” produced in partnership with WWNO, brings families together for a shared reading and discussion experience that goes beyond the bedtime story.

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Grand Opening Events for The Helis Foundation John Scott Center

The LEH celebrates the opening of The Helis Foundation John Scott Center with a public grand opening on Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with live music, snowballs, center tours, and outdoor arts activities for the whole family.

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64 Parishes Wins Local and National Awards

64 Parishes, the premier magazine of Louisiana history and culture published by the LEH, recently received several local awards, as well as a national award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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Submit Nominations for LEH Board of Directors Now

We are currently seeking nominations of Louisiana residents interested in supporting educational innovation, explorations of history, and meaningful engagement with culture for our statewide Board of Directors.  

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