As you know, the country is experiencing the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, now in its 27th day. Although we remain hopeful the shutdown will come to a swift end, I'm writing to update you on the impact on New Hampshire Humanities, our partner organizations, and the Granite Staters we've been serving for 45 years.

The Year of New Voices project of New Hampshire Humanities' Connections program offers a new focus on writing this year.

Supported by a grant from New Hampshire Humanities, the Jaffrey Civic Center’s “Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.” on Monday, January 21 will bring people together to remember and find inspiration in the life and work o

Babyboomers, Gen X, Millennials. Whichever label applies to your age group is assumed to express something about who you are and how you approach the world. In some ways, that may be true.

Movies help us experience and understand each other and the world around us. They educate and enlighten us. And, they can lead to meaningful and much-needed discourse. Lights, Camera, Civics! hopes to be a catalyst for such conversations.

Funded in part by New Hampshire Humanities, the Black Heritage Trail of NH will host two additional programs in the Elinor Williams Hooker Tea Talk series.

What was your first impression of New Hampshire Humanities?

Who may tell Native American stories – and when may the stories be told? How did (and does) storytelling affect the lives of Native Americans? Can stories told by anyone in Native communities - or only by special medicine men and women?

Dr. Tricia Peone, Program Manager, Humanities to Go

When I was in college, I had a professor whose words and deeds continue to inspire me to this day. Professor Beverly Smith taught me to believe in myself and my abilities when my humble beginnings and previous academic performance said otherwise.