dc1968 project wins $14,975 grant from Humanities DC!
I'm so happy to share this great news with you. The dc1968 project has won $14,975 from HumanitiesDC, the local affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. thank you, HumanitiesDC!
Special thanks to Dr. Frank Smith, founder and executive director of the African American Civil War Memorial & Museum, and his colleague Dawn Chitty, for agreeing to serve as the fiscal sponsor for the grant.
I also thank Dr. Catherine Steele, who will serve as Humanities Scholar; Dr. Amanda Huron, who will co-supervise and co-train two of her undergraduate students @UDC as researchers; Roshani Kothari, Digital Strategist; Michon Boston Group, Evaluator; and Merlene Vassall, JD, Bookkeeper.
The two organizational partners are the Sumner School Museum & Archives and the National Park Service. I thank Kimberly Springle and Noel Lopez, respectively, for these partnerships.
The following persons were also instrumental in this grant process: Eola Dance, Justin Hosbey, Joanne Hyppolite, Trevor Munoz.
For more information, email Marya McQuirter, firstname.lastname@example.org or IM @maryamcquirter.