Vermont Humanities
Dreaming of Timbuctoo display panel showing a woodcut of a homesteader's cabin

Humanities Grant Funds Exhibit on Black Homesteaders

“Dreaming of Timbuctoo” is a traveling exhibit that will be displayed through October at Town Hall Theatre in Middlebury, with support from a Vermont Humanities Rapid Response grant.

Mi Vida, Mi Voz Connects Migrant Youth Stories and Farmworkers through Storytelling

The mastermind behind the vision of Mi Vida, Mi Voz (My Life, My Voice) is a 17-year-old senior at Hinesburg High School, Lena Ashooh of Shelburne. Her project aims to draw attention to Vermont’s migrant community and to rural youth through annual workshops. 

Image of Root Social Justice group

Vermont Humanities Grant Funds Photo Exhibit on People of Color in Vermont

Seven projects received awards from the Vermont Humanities Council in the fall of 2018, including the Root Racial Justice Center’s Visible in Vermont exhibit.