Executive Director Lindsey Baker looks at how organizations can fight stagnancy and reflects on Vu Le's latest Nonprofit AF blog post: "You’re not lazy. Here’s what lazy looks like in our sector."
July 13, 2023
“What would it look like if we took steps daily to care for ourselves and our colleagues in the same way as we do for the objects in our care?" This winter, Executive Director Lindsey Baker gave the keynote at the Small Museum Association Conference. The conference theme "Creating a Culture of Care."
May 18, 2023
Jacquelyn Lucy is a lifelong Marylander: born in Baltimore and raised in Glen Burnie, she currently resides in Catonsville. Currently retired, the Maryland Humanities donor has had an eclectic career. Lucy served as a former English and Journalism teacher at Severna Park Senior High School, a Public Information Coordinator/ Director of Alumni and Public Affairs for Dean’s Office at University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and the Media Relations Coordinator at the Community College of Baltimore County. She also owned her own marketing and communications business, Image Matters. Lucy spoke with us about the need for the humanities to address today’s issues in an open way.
August 8, 2022
Our Executive Director, Lindsey Baker, writes about her time starting out as our Executive Director, when we were all remote, getting to know people invested the organization, and how we've incorporated that into our programming.
March 15, 2022
Executive Director Lindsey Baker checks in about Maryland Humanities' tangible steps and work towards operationalizing racial equity.
January 4, 2022
Elizabeth (Liz) Cannon resides in Frederick and works as a content management consultant. She served on the Board of Directors of Maryland Humanities from 2010-2019: she has donated to the organization since 2009. Cannon judged the Maryland History Day competition at both the local and state level for many years, and performed in the organization’s final year of its living history program, Chautauqua. She talked about the importance of the humanities.
October 29, 2021
Dr. Romuladus E. Azuine is the Executive Director of the Global Health and Education Projects, Inc., (GHEP) in Riverdale. GHEP works organization to increase awareness and education on the importance of humanities in public health. He writes about the relationship between the humanities and vaccine equity.
October 19, 2021
Jennifer E. Cupp is a multipronged supporter of Maryland Humanities. The seven-time Maryland History Day volunteer has also been a donor since 2015. A Training Consultant with the Veteran Benefits Administration (part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs), Jennifer spoke to us about what makes our organization unique and the importance of the humanities.
May 6, 2021
Global Health and Education Projects, Inc. (GHEP) is a recipient of one of Maryland Humanities’ Voices and Votes Electoral Engagement Project Grants. The organization will use the grant to host a a one-day virtual voter education and community conversation titled “U.S. Elections 101." This workshop will educate participants on key aspects of U.S. elections, including the Electoral College, rules for voter eligibility, resources for voter registrations, and the differences between the U.S. electoral system and systems in other parts of the world. The event is geared toward Black citizens and immigrant groups, though all are welcome. We spoke to Romuladus Arzuine, GHEP’s Founder and Executive Director.
March 24, 2021
This summer, we supported 100 Maryland nonprofit organizations with funding through our CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act Emergency Relief Grants Fund. One of our grantees was The Bayside History Museum in Calvert County. We spoke to Grace Mary Brady, the museum’s Founder and President, about the museum and the positive impact of the grant, used to pay teen employees. (Image from 2019.)
October 7, 2020