What makes a good story?  “It’s when I become you,” an ESOL student once said in his class. Much of Beth Olshansky’s workshop for teachers, “Creating Identity Texts in the Multilingual Classroom,” offers a process  - beginning with art -  to create stories that help readers enter a story so deeply they become the child they are reading about.

New Hampshire Humanities is pleased to present nationally renowned broadcast journalist Susan Stamberg as keynote speaker at the 2018 Annual Dinner on October 3.

Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera had just arrived at the Adult Learning Center in Nashua, his second day with New Hampshire Humanities' Connections program. "For me," a student tells him, "the Learning Center is my second house."

First Lady of New Hampshire Valerie Sununu hosted a reception to welcome and celebrate our new executive director Anthony Poore in May at the Bridges House, the Governor’s official residence. If you haven’t yet met Anthony, please feel free to drop him a note at apoore@nhhumanities.org!

Kelsey Landeck, a recent graduate from the Bradley Three Year Honors Program at Southern New Hampshire University, has joined us this summer as the marketing and communications intern.

Letter from the editor:  If you read Susan Hatem’s captivating message about how we’re expanding our reach and impact, you’ll sense we’re on the cusp of some exciting changes!

What do we mean by "access"? We mean our minds and our doors are open, our resources are available, our approach is nonpartisan. New Hampshire Humanities is not stuffed-shirt, ivory-tower, or exclusive. We are business casual and graphic t-shirt.

New Hampshire Humanities is pleased to announce The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded a $12,500 grant to support the New Hampshire Humanities Connections adult literacy program.

As chants of "This-is-what-democracy looks-like" filled America’s streets this spring, New Hampshire Humanities offered veterans in our state the chance to take a deeper dive into the topic at an intensive writing and photography workshop supported by the Federation of State Humanities Councils, the Pulitzer Prizes, and The Mel

The documentary that swept the nation last fall, Ken Burns’ THE VIETNAM WAR, is now available through our Humanities to Go program.