Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, in partnership with Rhode Island Latino Arts, was selected to receive a competitive Latino Americans: 500 Years of History grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA). The program was recently featured in the ALA Office of Public Programs 2015 Annual Report. Check it out here!
Latino Americans: 500 Years of History programming began in Rhode Island in 2015 and continues through spring 2016. The next event will be Youth Forum: The Changing Latino Identities on Saturday, April 16, 3:30pm at Southside Cultural Center. The event will include dance, spoken word, theater, and song focusing on the theme of cross-cutting identities followed by open mic.