Has the road to "homecoming" and adjustment back to civilian life been harder and longer than you and your family expected? Veterans, current service members, family members, and friends are invited to attend a 10-week reading and discussion group.

Taintor Child, artist, and program director of MindsEye Designs in Dover, received a grant from New Hampshire Humanities to bring a Connections program to the artists she mentors. MindsEye Designs is a vocational program in the creative arts at Community Partners serving adults with disabilities. Taintor had taught a class in a small space at their Crosby St. office. But now MindsEye has a storefront gallery and a shop on Dover's Central Avenue.

New Hampshire Humanities extends its gratitude to Lincoln Financial Foundation for a $20,000 grant to support its Connections adult literacy program, marking the tenth year of support from Lincoln Financial Foundation.

…we had a soiree, us Connections facilitators, and we remembered. 
In Villingen in the Black Forest I celebrated Christmas with my British
boyfriend eating greasy goose we stewed on our hot plate, followed by sweet
Badenwurtember wine, far too many glasses, clinking cheer. 

It’s ok to act it out... That’s the theme for 30 Pages in 30 Days, A Playwright Competition. Launched in 2017, 30 Pages in 30 Days is a community engagement initiative organized by Prescott Park Arts Festival and funded for a second season by a New Hampshire Humanities Community Project Grant.

In 2010, Laurie Lalish of Lutheran Social Services, now Ascentria, conducted a visual arts project with her ESL class in Laconia who created imagery of their homeland. They continued drawing images of home when Jo Radner and I were invited by Laurie to work with her class to do a folktale project.

Why do we remember some stories about the past while passively “forgetting” or actively erasing others? The story of a courageous young woman who resisted her shackles and left everything she knew to find freedom is told by Dr.

Each year, our board and staff have a tradition of sharing with each other our most recent reads. Here are this year's recommendations (for yourself or those on your holiday shopping list!)

NH Humanities and NH Public Television present another in our series of community screenings & discussions of Ken Burns’ documentary, The Vietnam War, on December 4 in Grantham.

A high point of 2017 was an invitation to New Hampshire Humanities Connections staff to do a presentation with the extraordianry Jessie "little doe" Baird who has worked to reclaim the Wampanoag language on Cape Cod.

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