Tag Archives: Humanities on the Hill

Preserve Your Public Humanities Programs

  As you’ve likely seen, the proposed federal budget calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). NEH and the Alabama Humanities Foundation play vital roles in American and Alabama culture and civic life by reaching into communities to support local cultural organizations, museums, and schools. Last year, AHF — with funding from NEH — […]

Humanities on the Hill 2017

Guest Blog by Crissy Nettles Last week I was lucky enough to travel with AHF Executive Director Armand DeKeyser to Humanities on the Hill, a 3-day whirlwind of sharing ideas with staff and board members from other humanities councils and face-to-face meetings with our Congressional representatives and their staffs. We brought maps and graphics showing […]

Armand DeKeyser and John Rochester attend Humanities on the Hill

AHF Chair John Rochester joined Executive Director Armand DeKeyser in advocating for the humanities in Washington D.C.with lawmakers during the annual Humanities on the Hill. While there, they met with Sen. Jeff Sessions, Congressman Mike Rogers and the staffs of Alabama’s Congressional delegation to stress the importance of budget support for humanities programs in Alabama. […]