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PRIME TIME Head Start Sets Goals for School Year

After a successful start, PRIME TIME Head Start began the 2018-2019 school year with fresh goals aimed at closing the achievement gap for children in Ouachita Parish. “Last year, PRIME TIME Head Start embarked upon the concept of ‘get on the bus,'” PTHS’ director Stalanda Butcher said. “This school year, the team is turning up the heat to 212 degrees.” ...

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Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities wins grant to help build John Scott Center

The $250,000 grant will transform the first floor of LEH’s downtown building into an interactive museum and community space.  The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced $43.1 million in awards for 218 humanities projects across the country. The grants include the first awards made under NEH’s new Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grant program, supporting infrastructure projects at 29 cultural ...

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Rebirth 2018 Webinar Q&A

The LEH is offering a webinar on Monday, 8/13 @ 2pm to all potential Rebirth 2018 applicants. Grants Manager Chris Robert will field questions and discuss best practices to submit a competitive application. To participate, use the link below.    LEH Rebirth 2018 Q&A  Mon, Aug 13, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT    Please join my meeting from ...

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LEH Announces Deadline for 2018 Rebirth Grants

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities offers grants to support projects that provide access to the humanities for citizens in Louisiana. The LEH will begin accepting applications for the 2018 LEH Rebirth Grants on August. 1, 2018. Grant awards range from $500-$5000. The project term is November 1, 2018 to November 29, 2019. Eligible projects include new and continuing scholarly ...

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Photos from 2018 Bright Lights Awards Dinner

On May 10, 2018, LEH and its supporters celebrated the humanities in Louisiana at the 2018 Bright Lights Awards Dinner, hosted at the Arbor Room at Popp Fountain in New Orleans’ City Park. The event included a special tribute to LEH 2018 Humanist of the Year Leah Chase. Click here to read a full list of awardees. LEH thanks: Event ...

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