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National History Day® (NHD) selected Maryland teachers Dr. Jermaine Ellerbe, Michelle Holden, Joshua Pleasant, and Laya Theberge for an NHD spring professional development program. Ellerbe teaches in Silver Spring, Holden and Pleasant teach in Bowie, and Theberge teaches in Baltimore City.
March 26, 2021
Amie Dryer, a teacher at Calvert High School in Prince Frederick, has contributed to Building a More Perfect Union, a new collection of lesson plans and essays from National History Day® (NHD) and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Only 15 teachers nationwide were selected to participate.
March 19, 2021
Alanah Davis, a columnist at Maryland Matters, interviewed authors Gilly Segal and Kimberly Jones, featured in "Why It Matters: Race. Equity. Allyship." This was part of our Voices and Votes Electoral Engagement program.
March 17, 2021
BmoreArt listed our "Why It Matters" event with Kimberly Jones, Gilly Segal, and Chrstine Platt as as one of their Picks of the Week!
Maryland Humanities hosts authors Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal on March 16 from 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. for “Why It Matters: Reckoning with Race. Equity. Allyship.” The authors will discuss their best-selling book, I’m Not Dying With You Tonight, inspired by the death of Baltimorean Freddie Gray.
March 1, 2021
Maryland Humanities hosts Beyond the Statements: Leading Racial Equity in Humanities Organizations, a free series focused on operationalizing racial equity work in the humanities field. The three-part series features local humanities leaders who will speak to the efforts they have led in their respe
February 2, 2021
Maryland Humanities is pleased to award $70,660 to 11 organizations based in or creating projects in Maryland. The grantees span four Maryland counties and Baltimore City: recipients are located in Baltimore City, Caroline County, Frederick County, Montgomery County, and Prince George’s County.
John Frenaye of Eye on Annapolis interviewed Maryland Humanities Executive Director Lindsey Baker about our programming and what the humanities are.
WYPR's Tom Hall interviewed Executive Director Lindsey Baker and new Board Chair, Mary Hastler
January 29, 2021
The Baltimore Sun/Towson Times features our Voices and Votes Electoral Engagement Project with a focus on Baltimore County.
Maryland Humanities is a statewide, educational nonprofit organization that creates and supports educational experiences in the humanities that inspire all Marylanders to embrace lifelong learning, exchange ideas openly, and enrich their communities.
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