A just society that is connected, curious, and compassionate.

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A just society that is connected, curious, and compassionate.

The Minnesota Humanities Center connects our past, present, and future by bringing people together to increase understanding and spark change.

In this place now called Minnesota, we learn from Dakota and Ojibwe people through stories of this land and its first people.

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Immerse yourself in Minnesota’s rich cultural heritage through literature, bilingual book projects, cultural events, and more.

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Drawing on the power of the humanities, Veterans’ Voices changes the narrative of Veterans and honors their contributions.

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Join us for fun, challenging, fascinating events that help build thoughtful, literate, and engaged Minnesotans.

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We Are Water MN deepens connections between the humanities and water through a network of partnerships, a traveling exhibit, and public events.

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Human-powered humanities takes all of us

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Kevin Lindsey Our New Vision

Feb. 27, 2020 By Kevin Lindsey

Our New Vision

The new vision for the Minnesota Humanities Center calls upon the organization to utilize the disciplines of the humanities to increase understanding, innovation, and justice. The new vision for the Minnesota Humanities Center – A just society that is curious, connected, and compassionate. Justice is afforded to people when they have an opportunity to tell … Continued

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Kevin Lindsey The Case for Civic Education

Feb. 18, 2020 By Kevin Lindsey

The Case for Civic Education

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” The words of President Thomas Jefferson still ring true today more than 200 years later.

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