CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has received $498,805 in funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to conduct a foundational three-year research project into library programming, the second phase in ALA’s National Impact of Library Public Programs Assessment (NILPPA).
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) announced a new grant for libraries designed to spark conversations about American history and culture through an examination of the women’s suffrage movement.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has been granted $249,999 by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom to implement the Let’s Talk About It (LTAI): Women’s Suffrage humanities discussion project.
The project corresponds to NEH’s “A More Perfect Union” special initiative to demonstrate the critical role the humanities have played in the United States.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has awarded its 2021 Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award to Shawnee (Okla.) Middle School for their program, The Tulsa Race Massacre: Assumptions Cause Conflict in Society.
The $5,000 Jaffarian Award, supported by ALA’s Cultural Communities Fund, recognizes excellence in humanities programming in libraries that serve grades K-8.