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Board of Directors Seeks Nominations from the Public

Our Board is comprised of civic, business, and academic leaders from across the state who set policy and direction for Georgia Humanities. We welcome nominations from the public and are especially interested in individuals who are passionate about the humanities and are movers and makers in their communities. Learn more »

OUR IMPACT

Listening to the children make connections in the story beyond traditional comprehension was the highlight of the program for me! I was amazed how perceptive even the youngest participants were during the program.

—Georgia PRIME TIME® participant

PRIME TIME® Family Reading Time is a family literacy program that helps economically and educationally vulnerable families bond around the act of reading and talking about books. The program demonstrates a model of reading and discussion designed to encourage thinking beyond the standard who, what, where, and when of the story. The PRIME TIME® program is facilitated in Georgia through a partnership between Georgia Humanities and the Georgia Public Library Service.

This year alone, more than 3,900 children and adult caregivers have attended PRIME TIME® programs at 21 sites across the state, from Cairo to Chamblee.

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Georgia Humanities recognizes the value of partnerships.

Our ongoing collaborations with cultural and educational organizations across the state broaden our impact and create opportunities for conversation, education, and understanding for Georgians.

Our most meaningful partnership is that with you—our donors. With your support, we share and support programming that enriches lives, minds, and perspectives.

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Bearing witness: the Rosenwald Schools

How did one man help build nearly 5,000 schools in the rural South—including 242 here in Georgia?

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FDR—the face of the New Deal in Georgia

When Roosevelt became president in 1933, Georgia was the imprint in his mind of what ailed the nation—and what many in the nation needed: rural electrification, modern agricultural practices, education access, improved public health, and jobs.

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Hazel Raines paved the way for a generation of female pilots

Georgia-born Raines was the first woman in the state to earn a pilot’s license and one of the first female pilots to serve in the air force.

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