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  • Frederick Douglass is coming to Colorado for Black History Month in February, 2015.

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  • SOLD OUT!

    D.I.N.E. (Dinner, Ideas 'N Exchange) Feb. 22.

    We'll host additional D.I.N.E. events this year, however, so if you've missed this one, keep an eye out for future announcements.

    Provide us with your email address, and we'll include you on our e-list. Contact Sandy at tucker@coloradohumanities.org

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  • Colorado Online Encyclopedia is Coming!

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  • Volunteer judges needed for Colorado Book Awards.  More info

  • Get to know Colorado's new Poet Laureate! Governor John Hickenlooper introduced Joe during a news conference on the West Steps of the State Capitol Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

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  • Motheread/Fatheread Colorado, our early childhood and family literacy program, was selected as a semifinalist for the American Prize, one of three new Library of Congress literacy awards celebrated for the first time this November in Washington, D.C. Motheread/Fatheread Colorado is also cited in the Library's new publication for programmatic strategies, Best Practices.

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  • Membership opportunities!

    Our programs would not be possible without people like you who value the wisdom and vitality of the humanities and recognize the critical need for humanities education in an informed and effective society. We urge you to take a look at our membership opportunities and choose the level that most suits you, your family or your business. Together, we bring the humanities to life in Colorado! Read more...

     

What's New?

  • The Way we Worked Smithsonian Exhibit at Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

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  • The equipment of all citizens for the common good...

    I’m glad to be a part of a humanities call to action! Every once in a while someone says something, not necessarily new words describing new concepts, but words that somehow confirm your efforts, lift your spirits, and give new energy and purpose to what you think and do. Every once in a while you hear words you just have to share. NEH Chairman William “Bro” Adams spoke at a National Press Club Newsmakers Luncheon last month, announcing his 2015 initiative, “The Common Good: The Humanities in the Public Square,” and, as he spoke of the importance of our country’s cultural capital, I was inspired. Read more...

  • 2013 Colorado Book Award finalist Christina Nealson featured on Travel with Rick Steves radio program.  More info

  • Motheread/Fatheread Colorado, our statewide early childhood and family literacy program that goes beyond basic literacy instruction to foster family-based interaction around books and ideas, helps create learning environments in the home that encourage children and motivate their interest and aptitude for literacy and learning.  Contact us to sign up for available institutes.  More information...

     

  • Writers in the Schools featured on Grand Junction's 11News!

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  • Newly published! 20 more volumes for our Colorado biography series, Great Lives in Colorado History! Now a 33-book complement, the Great Lives series is designed for elementary readers, and written in English and Spanish. Each biography contains relevant historical photos and information about significant Coloradans in history, study questions, glossaries, timelines and bibliographies for young readers. What great gifts these make for our school libraries and our children, grandchildren, and young friends!

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