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  • Malcolm X is coming to Colorado for Black History Month February 20 - March 2, 2018

    Learn more and find the nearest performance to you!

  • Join us for a series of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States joining World War One.

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  • Letters About Literature deadline is January 12!

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  • Our latest video features Motheread/Fatheread Colorado, Writers in the Schools, and Chautauqua programs.

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  • Meet Colorado Poet Laureate Joe Hutchison


  • Want to talk about Colorado Humanities and the state humanities councils? Read more for some important points.

  • Congratulations to the River of Words and Letters About Literature winners!  We celebrated them on May 12, and anthologies are available.


  • We're thankful to MileHiCon for selecting Motheread/Fatheread Colorado as beneficiary of their annual literacy auction. The auction was held in October as part of MileHiCon's annual convention in Denver, and sales resulted in a $2,000 gift in support of our program.


  • At the opening of its Pen & Podium Series, The Denver Post Community Foundation presented special guests from Colorado Humanities with a $5,000 grant to support the Motheread/Fatheread Colorado program. Colorado Humanities is one of five organizations with a program to promote literacy to be recognized by the Series this year.

    Shown here is world-renowned author John Irving, the Series' first speaker for 2017, on hand to congratulate Colorado Humanities Executive Director Maggie Coval, Program Director Josephine Jones, and Motheread/Fatheread Colorado Program Coordinator Vera Atilano.

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