New Hampshire Humanities Council
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Who is your Humanities Hero?
Submit your nomination for our
40 Over 40 Award

While fashionable awards ceremonies recognize
celebrities, how often do we honor "our own" - those
close to home who have changed us by making local
history, telling a new story, or by shining a light on
our shared human culture?  

On the occasion of our 40th anniversary, the
NH Humanities Council wants to celebrate 40 New Hampshire-based people who over the past 40 years
have demonstrated what it means to create, teach,
lead, assist, and encourage human understanding.  
They could be teachers, journalists, philanthropists,
authors, filmmakers, library program organizers, literacy volunteers, and more.  Who are your humanities heroes? Submit your nomination by January 31  as we prepare to recognize and honor the best of our own at
a gala Forty Over 40 celebration at the Grappone Center in Concord on June 16.

Click here to submit your nomination.

Coming in February to Portsmouth and Nashua and in March to Manchester. Learn more and register.

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