Colorado Humanities is hosting a community panel discussion, Exploring Culturally Fluent Healthcare, focused on addressing equity challenges, representation in healthcare, impacts of Covid, and barriers to access. Registration is open on our website.

Nominations for the next Colorado Poet Laureate are open and must be submitted no later than February 1, 2023 to Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book via Submittable. Chosen by the Governor, the Colorado Poet Laureate will serve a four-year term beginning in July 2023.

Submissions for the 2023 Colorado Book Awards are open as of September 1, 2022 for books published for the first time in 2022 or the last quarter of 2021. The submission deadline is January 9, 2023. Visit the Colorado Book Awards webpage for more information.

Selectors and Judges needed!

If you enjoy reading, you’ll enjoy being one of the first to read up-and-coming works from Colorado’s literary community as a selector or judge for the 2023 Colorado Book Awards! If you are interested in volunteering to select or judge for the 2023 Colorado Book Awards, please complete an application. If you have previously applied, please update your application to make sure we have the correct contact information.

Changing the Legacy of Race & Ethnicity — Equity in Education

On Wednesday, November 9, Colorado Humanities held an in-person panel conversation that highlighted lessons educators are learning, ways educators are preserving their souls, and freedom dreaming. Visit our webpage to read more about the accomplished list of panelists and keep an eye out for the recording.

Colorado Humanities Announces Grant Recipients

Colorado Humanities is happy to announce that 79 organizations were awarded a total of $760,411 in Colorado Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan grants.

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