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Humanities Advocacy: FY 23 Position Paper and Talking Points

The Federation of State Humanities Councils urges Congress to provide at least $204 million to the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), including at least $64 million for the state and jurisdictional humanities councils in FY 2023.

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Humanities on the Hill: Preparing for your Virtual Hill Visit

With three weeks remaining before Humanities on the Hill, now is the time to be preparing for your virtual Hill visits.

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Humanities on the Hill 2022: Scheduling Virtual Hill Visits

Now is the time to schedule your Humanities on the Hill virtual congressional visits for the first full week of March.

The 117th Congress Appropriations Committees – Subcommittees on Interior and the Environment

February 2021: The House and Senate Appropriations Committees have completed their organization for the 117th Congress with the Senate finalizing their subcommittees on February 12, 2021.

Virtual Hill Visits – Preparing for Your Virtual Visit (Humanities on the Hill 2021)

With three (3) weeks remaining before Humanities on the Hill, this is the time to be preparing for your virtual Hill visits. Read on to learn how to prepare, how to prep your advocacy team, and what to do if you don’t know an answer to your legislator’s questions (hint: don’t panic).

Virtual Hill Visits – Scheduling Your Virtual Visit (Humanities on the Hill 2021)

Now is the time to schedule your Humanities on the Hill virtual congressional visits for the first week of March. Need help? Check out this article and learn the who, what when, how, and why of setting up your virtual Hill visits. #HumHill21

Why Funding for the Humanities and Arts Cultural Agencies is Key to America’s Future

Those employed with the task of keeping American culture safe and vibrant carry a great, yet unrecognized burden.  And in a crisis such as we now face, it is the proper role of the federal government to preserve the cultural fabric of the nation. 

Urging Support for the Humanities Community

In collaboration with the National Humanities Alliance, the Federation is requesting supplemental funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities to begin alleviating strains felt across the humanities sector, including the state humanities councils.

Breaking Down the Barriers: A Case for Academic-Public Collaboration

The fact that broad public interest in history, literature, ethics, art, and the power of ideas has never been higher should hearten academic humanists, despite the worrisome fact that our students are choosing to leave themselves out of the conversation.

2020 Guide to Navigating Humanities on the Hill

In order to assist our members and fellow humanities advocates in their advocacy efforts during Humanities on the Hill, and throughout the year, enclosed is a snapshot of materials and links to resources the Federation has currently developed.

Join Veteran Advocates for This Pre-Humanities on the Hill Webinar

Call with take place on Friday, February 14, at 2:00 pm EST. Call-in details inside.

Know Before You Go – Humanities on the Hill

With less than a month before Humanities on the Hill, here’s what you need to know for your Hill visits before and during the event, what materials and prep the Federation provides, and where to find additional information to assist with any advocacy needs.

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Register for the 2022 National Humanities Conference!

Secure your spot to join us in person November 10-13.

Early bird rates now through September 30.

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