This project is supported in part by a grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Sept. 10, 2020
Chris James on the role of poetry and spoken word in building better communities, 6 p.m.
Oct. 1, 2020
Linda Holzer on the role of music in building better communities,
Oct. 29, 2020
Janis F. Kearney on the role of literature in building better communities, 6 p.m.
Nov. 5, 2020
Anthony Tidwell on the role of art in building better communities, 6 p.m.
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SCHOLARSHIP & Poetry Award WINNERS
Since 2014, the Celebrate! Maya Project has awarded $1,000 Celebrate! Maya Scholarships to high school seniors and Maya Angelou Emerging Poetry Award certificates and awards to junior high and high school students.
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Jeromy Hunt Jr.
Lakeside Public Schools, Lake Village, AR
Lafayette County High School, Stamps, AR
Our goal is to take Maya Angelou to Arkansas Schools and Communities our goal is to have public conversations that will help communities learn about Arkansas’ great history, and help the youth to understand that dreams and hopes are prerequisites to life successes.
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