Maryland Humanities

“Thank you again for including the Juvenile Services Education Program (JSEP) in this marvelous opportunity for our Cheltenham facility students… Language Arts teachers used classroom sets of Myers’ autobiography and one novel, Lockdown, for whole-group instruction. The boys had access to many of Myers’ books for independent reading. These projects are about hope and… communicating the power of choice. Thank you as well for continuing to reach out to JSEP with your generous book donations and by including us in your program initiatives. It means so much to all of us.”

Lori KebetzLibrary Media Coordinator, Juvenile Services Education Program, Maryland State Department of Education; program partner of Maryland Center for the Book

Our Mission

Maryland Humanities creates and supports educational experiences in the humanities that inspire all Marylanders to embrace lifelong learning, exchange ideas openly, and enrich their communities.

About Us

The humanities help us to reflect on the past, understand the present, and shape the future. We believe in the power of lifelong learning in the humanities to create thoughtful citizens and thus strengthen democracy. The humanities offer a rich source of knowledge, an invaluable set of skills that promote rigorous thinking, and challenge us to consider new ideas and alternate points of view.

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