Indiana Humanities announces grant opportunities and 2020 deadlines
Indiana Humanities announces grant opportunities and 2020 deadlines

Grant workshops will be held in Bedford, Gary, Richmond, Kokomo and Warsaw

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Here’s How to Push Back Against Negative Rural Stereotypes
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Here’s How to Push Back Against Negative Rural Stereotypes

During workshops last week at Manchester University and Hanover College, sociologist Ben Winchester provided a lot of evidence to push back against the negative stereotypes often attached to rural communities. Here are six key takeaways from the “Rewriting the Rural Narrative” events led by Winchester, a rural sociologist with the …

October 15, 2019
How Salem Uses Its Railroad History to Make Tracks to the Future
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How Salem Uses Its Railroad History to Make Tracks to the Future

Salem, the Washington County seat with about 6,200 residents, still celebrates its history as a rail hub. But its leaders hope you’ll find many other reasons to chug into their town these days. One attraction is the Smithsonian's "Crossroads: Change in Rural America" exhibit, which will be at The Depot from Oct. 26 through Dec. 5.

October 15, 2019
Michigan City Public Library’s SlampCamp gives kids confidence and star power
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Michigan City Public Library’s SlampCamp gives kids confidence and star power

“I’m coming back every year!” an elated fifth-grader exclaimed to his parents. Will Tallackson, who wants to be known by his rapper name Willie D, was initially nervous to present a rap in front of a room full of friends, family and community members on the performance night of SlamCamp …

October 11, 2019