2019 Humanities on the Hill

Tuesday, March 5th - Thursday, March 7th | Washington, DC




About Humanities on the Hill

Humanities on the Hill (HOH), the annual national advocacy event conducted by the Federation of State Humanities Councils, brings together members from across the nation to meet with their congressional representatives, share advocacy best practices, and present a united message about the value of the humanities. During this event, we advocate for funding for the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) and the NEH Federal/State Partnership, which administers funding for the state humanities councils. 

To learn why federal funding for the state humanities councils is important to our nation, visit our advocacy page.

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2019 Humanities on the Hill

National Advocacy Event

Save the date! March 5-7, 2019 we’ll be taking our advocacy message to Congress in a coordinated effort to increase federal funding for humanities programs that reach people in thousands of communities all across America.

2019 Schedule

Members Briefing
Tues. March 5, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Congressional Reception
Weds. March 6, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Members Debrief
Thur. March 9, 8:30 to 10:30 am
Executive Directors Retreat
Thurs. March 7 - Sat. March 9

Advocacy News & Legislative Updates

 

2017 Witness Testimony

June 1, 2017

On May 16, 2017, Valorie Walters, executive officer for the Division of the Chickasaw Cultural Center, Chickasaw Nation and board member, Oklahoma Humanities Council, gave testimony on behalf of the Oklahoma Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities

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