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“Who Gets to Vote” 2022 Schedule of Programs Announced

LEH’s Who Gets to Vote? Conversations on Voting Rights in America is a book club program focused on fostering conversations about the history of voting—and efforts to suppress the vote—in the United States.

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LEH Establishing New Hub for Louisiana Social Studies Education

Thanks to a major grant from the Taylor Foundation, the LEH is establishing a statewide educational hub providing reliable, accessible Louisiana social studies resources to students and their teachers.

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Premiere of New LEH-produced Documentary June 8

“Iron Sharpens Iron”, a new documentary by John Richie and produced by the LEH set to premiere June 8, captures the community of Ironton’s struggles against racism, industrial encroachment, and extreme weather.

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Virtual Event on Changing Role of the Black Press in Louisiana Life

On Wednesday, May 18, join us for a free, virtual forum on the changing role of the Black press in Louisiana and American life.

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Application Deadline Extended for “Who Gets to Vote?” Series

The application deadline for grants to support hosting the popular reading and discussion series “Who Gets to Vote? Conversations on Voting Rights in America” has been extended to April 13, 2022.

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Disaster Preparedness for Cultural Organizations

Join the LEH and the Louisiana Association of Museums for a two-part workshop series on emergency planning and disaster response for cultural organizations. Workshops will take place April 6 and 7 and May 17 and 19.

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Rebirth Grants New Timeline, Deadline for 2022

To avoid disruptions during hurricane season, the LEH is adjusting its annual Rebirth Grant application timeline, with applications opening April 1 and closing May 31, 2022.

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Important information on applying for LEH grants in 2022

Starting April 4, 2022, the National Endowment for the Humanities will require all non-profit entities seeking grants from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities to have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) in SAM.gov.

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LEH to host virtual program on coastal land loss and culture

Join 64 Parishes and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities for a candid conversation on how extreme weather and coastal land loss are affecting culture, community, and tradition across South Louisiana.

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