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Summer Reading
Kicks Off in Gila Bend

Hop, Skip and Jump into Summer Reading celebrates literacy and books this June! This fun family program stops in Gila Bend at the Gila Bend Branch Library on Thursday, June 2nd. Enjoy local authors, interactive activities, and free books!

JUMP INTO SUMMER READING
Authors Night with Robert
Isenberg, June 7th!

Join us in downtown Phoenix and kick off your summer travels with local author Robert Isenberg! Isenberg describes his many years as a travel writer and journalist, scouring the globe for provocative stories. This program promises lively discussion about adventure in the age of the smartphone.

LEARN ABOUT AUTHORS NIGHTS
Latino Americans Film in
Casa Grande June 8th

Join us for a free film screening of the award-winning PBS documentary. The program takes place Wednesday, June 8th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the The Paramount Theater in Casa Grande! Q&A to follow w/Dr. Vera Lopez from Arizona State University

EXPLORE LATINO HISTORY & CULTURE
Announcing $11,250
in Mini Grant Awards

Congratulations to the seven organizations awarded funding to support humanities projects in Arizona!

READ ABOUT MINI GRANT AWARDS
Teen Poetry Slam in Payson
Saturday, June 11th

On Saturday, June 11th, youth ages 13-18 are invited to explore slam poetry. Learn to write and perform your poetry from 12-4pm at the Community Presbyterian Church in Payson. Workshops will be led by the Tucson Youth Poetry Slam. Free and lunch included!

DISCOVER YOUTH VOICE PROGRAMS
Explore Arizona and the
World with AZ Speaks

Attention libraries, museums, and non-profits! Our AZ Speaks catalog is online and filled with talented and engaging scholars that you can bring to your town. Search by speaker or subject to find presentations.

VIEW THE AZ SPEAKS CATALOG
What are the
humanities?

The humanities give us knowledge of the past, insight about the present, and wisdom for the future. The humanities teach us about others and help us to know ourselves.

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We support innovative, community-based projects that use humanities disciplines to connect Arizonans to the cultures, peoples, and histories of the state and beyond.

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Programs

We offer programs in big cities and small towns across the entire state of Arizona.  Explore, share, and experience humanities programs happening in your neighborhood!

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Sustain the Humanities

Arizona Humanities programs are an investment in Arizona’s citizens and communities – because lifelong learning enriches our shared cultural experience and helps us all become better and more thoughtful citizens of our state, our nation, and the world.

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