Helping humanities happen throughout Vermont.
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.
Vermont Humanities recently gave a $3,000 grant to Norwich University to support the “Trauma, Veterans, and Shakespeare” project, which will explore how literature and theatre can help veterans find resilience in the face of trauma.
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.
Fourteen projects received awards from the Vermont Humanities Council in the spring of 2018, including the Clemmons Family Farm’s Common Things Lecture Series.
A grant from VHC helped the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association and the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum offer programs related to the “Alnobak: Wearing Our Heritage” exhibit in 2017.
Eight projects received awards from the Vermont Humanities Council in the fall of 2017, including the Vermont Historical Society’s exploration, in partnership with the Cavendish Historical Society and the University of Vermont, of the life Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 100 years after his birth.