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Ohio Genealogical Society Seeking Managing Director

Published: May 10, 2021

The Ohio Genealogical Society has been one of the nation’s leading state genealogical societies since 1959. With four thousand members from across the United States and a popular annual conference, the society’s mission is to protect and share Ohio’s family history resources, develop engaging educational opportunities, and connect genealogists. Read More

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NEH Announces $24 Million for 225 Humanities Projects Nationwide

Published: April 14, 2021

      Grant awards support the preservation of historical collections, humanities exhibitions and documentaries, scholarly research, and curriculum projects.       The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $24 million in grants for 225 humanities projects across the country. These grants will… Read More

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COSI and the State of Ohio Launch the Ohio Distance Learning Initiative to Help Bridge the Education Gap Statewide

Published: March 23, 2021

  COSI and museum, cultural, and other statewide partners will deliver 50,000 free Learning Lunchbox STEAM kits to accelerate learning in classrooms, communities, and homes. The Center of Science and Industry (COSI), the top-ranked science center in the country by USA Today’s 10Best, the State of Ohio, statewide educational… Read More

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Remembering Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919-2021), by Pat Williamsen

Published: February 24, 2021

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti died this week. He is no longer at his bookstore, will never again nurture a young writer, will never write again himself. The news of his death is strangely upsetting. After all, I never met the man and visited his bookstore… Read More

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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds. Review by Diane Schroeder

Published: February 17, 2021

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You is a reimagining of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning. Author Jason Reynolds provides historical context for the ingrained racism in America, exploring our history from the formation of the United States to the 21st century. Despite his assertion that Stamped is “not a history book,”… Read More

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