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  • Announcing!

    American Historical Association Plenary Session: The First Hundred Days: Priorities for a New US President

    Jan. 5, 2017, 8-9:30 pm, Sheraton Denver Downtown, Plaza Ballroom A.

    Free and open to the public. Please come!

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  • Join us for the next Denver Veterans Writing Workshop at Lighthouse Writers January 22!

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  • 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 Iriving, 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.

  • Meet Sarah, a Boulder high school student and winner of the national Letters About Literature contest.

    Watch the video.

  • Watch our new video and see Writers in the Schools from the inside.

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

    Watch now

  • Get to know Colorado Poet Laureate Joe Hutchison.


  • Membership opportunities!

    Our programs would not be possible without people like you who value the wisdom and vitality of the humanities and recognize the critical need for humanities education in an informed and effective society. We urge you to take a look at our membership opportunities and choose the level that most suits you, your family or your business. Together, we bring the humanities to life in Colorado! Read more...


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