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Watch Gloria Steinem Discuss Voting Issues
Gloria Steinem was featured in a conversation with Sally Roesch Wagner via Zoom on Feb. 18 as part of “Voting: Why It Matters,” a new national initiative funded by a $50,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to educate South Dakotans on the importance of civic participation.
Featuring a discussion of ideas that inspired the early suffragists and the various women’s movements that followed, the event was streamed on the SDHC Facebook page. Click the button below to watch now!
SDHC Provides South Dakota Organizations with COVID-19 Emergency Support
The South Dakota Humanities Council offered grant funding to assist South Dakota cultural organizations struggling to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.
The CARES grant provided unrestricted operating support, humanities program support, or both to qualifying organizations impacted by COVID-19. A total of $414,215.20 has been awarded to 49 organizations in 30 counties.
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South Dakota Humanities Council
The South Dakota Humanities Council (SDHC), founded in 1972 in response to an act of Congress, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and the only cultural organization in the state whose sole mission is to deliver humanities programming to the people of South Dakota. Our vision is to "lead statewide advocacy for the humanities, working with other partners to foster literary and civic engagement." This programming vision forms the core mission:
The South Dakota Humanities Council celebrates literature, promotes civil conversation, and tells the stories that define our state.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.