BONUS PODCAST: Putting the “human” in Maryland Humanities

February 2, 2021

Eye on Annapolis, January 26, 2021
by John Frenaye
“Humanity has always been a vague word for me. College classes in humanities…what were they all about anyhow?  Today, I find out with a conversation with Lindsey Baker who is the Executive Director of Maryland Humanities.

We covered a lot of ground from the One Maryland One Book program (for readers) to the Museums on Main Street program (for history lovers) to a new program Voices & Votes Electoral Engagement Project which includes an oral history of the electoral process this year!

There was so much more including the grants they make to small non-profits across Maryland, how they receive their funding, how they coped during COVID-19, and how you can becoe involved and support Maryland Humanities!

In light of today’s divisiveness, their mission seems a bit apropos. It reads in part:

… to embrace lifelong learning, exchange ideas openly, and enrich their communities.

And we could all use a bit more of that!

Have a listen!”

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Maryland Humanities is a statewide, educational nonprofit organization that creates and supports bold experiences that explore and elevate our shared stories to connect people, enhance lives, and enrich communities.
Maryland Humanities
108 West Centre Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-4565
(410) 685-0095
(410) 685-0795 fax
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