By Gabriel Arteaga, TDC National Manager
In early February, the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) announced their plan to bring a film screening and discussion program on the history of Latinos in America to 200 libraries and cultural institutions across the nation. As part of a new NEH initiative, The Common Good: Humanities in the Public Square – is offering grants of $3,000 to $10,000 to foster discussion about the history of Latinos in the United States. This project will feature an award winning six- part documentary series created for PBS titled, Latino Americans: 500 Years of History.
TDC strongly encourages its campuses to apply, and would also like to keep track of TDC schools that have applied, or will apply. Please email our National Manager, Gabriel Arteaga at Arteagag@aascu.org or you may call him at 202.478.4656 to indicate your campuses level of interest.
Applications are due by Friday, May 1, 2015. Only 200 sites will be awarded a Latino Americans grant, so what are you waiting for?
To apply visit, https://apply.ala.org/latinoamericans/