Current Initiatives
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PROGRAM: Pathways Magazine – Issues that Affect and Engage Ohioans


Statewide, OH – [magazine publication] Pathways magazine is Ohio Humanities’ award-winning flagship publication. Delivering richly illustrated and timely articles, Pathways helps Ohioans interpret the past, imagine the future, and define individual values. Each issue delivers a humanities perspective on issues that affect the lives and engage the minds of Ohioans. (Public)

#HumCitizen: Soundbites & Substance – Media Literacy in Ohio


Statewide, OH – [resources] The council will work with journalism scholars, Pulitzer Prize winners, and journalists to produce a collection of materials that will explore a range of media literacy ideas to help Ohioans employ media literacy tools in their consumption of print, broadcast, and social media. (Public)

PROGRAM: Ohio Chautauqua – History Puts On a Show


Select locations, OH – [festival, performance] Ohio Chautauqua is a living history program that engages audiences of all ages. Every summer, Ohio Chautauqua visits four communities. Evening presentations feature costumed performances based on thorough academic research. During each week-long residency, scholars also present daytime programs for adults and families, for a total of 15 events in each community. (Public)

GRANT: General Information


Telling important community stories takes time and effort. It also requires financial resources. Finding funding for public humanities projects can be a challenge. Many organizations have discovered that a grant from Ohio Humanities can help leverage additional dollars from organizations and foundations. Visit the council’s website to learn more about the types of grants offered, eligibility requirements, and application deadlines. (Public)

PROGRAM: Justice Talking


Statewide, OH – [reading and discussion] For over a decade, Justice Talking has offered AmeriCorps members throughout the state a chance to stop and think about the critical work they do and what it means to serve. The program is a long-standing collaboration between Ohio Humanities and ServeOhio, The Ohio Commission of Service and Volunteerism (Public)



Statewide, OH – [online] is home to free digital tours and heritage destination sites. Visitors can choose to download any one of 12 driving tours that provide users with a curated experience that they will not find anywhere else. (Public)

PROGRAM: Speakers Bureau – Bringing the Humanities to Your Town


Statewide, OH – [presentation/lecture] Ohio Humanities provides affordable programs for organizations in parts of the state that otherwise might be unable to access quality humanities programming. The bureau engages scholars in the fields of history, literature, philosophy, law, and archaeology to present programs for organizations across the state. (Public)

PROGRAM: Legacy of Race and Ethnicity in Ohio


Ongoing – [statewide] A series of three program initiatives: Speakers Bureau, Oral History Training, and the Children of Abraham Digital Exhibit, that address issues of race and ethnicity in Ohio. (Lecture, Workshop, Exhibit)