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The Minnesota Humanities Center's David O'Fallon Believes in the Transforming Power of the Arts and Humanities.

Immigrant, tribal, and veteran voices are heard in telling of stories

Brenda Thomson

Arizona's Brenda Thomson

Brenda Thomson works to bring everyone into the conversation.

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Scott Russell of the Northern Mariana Islands

Scott Russell balances the interests of locals and newcomers in the Northern Mariana Islands.

Geoff Giglierano and Chief Glenna Wallace

Missouri's Geoff Giglierano

His inspiration comes from the stories people tell.

Sherry DeBoer with three visiting students.

South Dakota’s Sherry DeBoer

Sherry DeBoer brings a love of literature to her native South Dakota.

Stuart Parnes

Connecticut's Stuart Parnes

Parnes takes up the cause of the humanities in Connecticut.

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Washington State's Julie Ziegler

She aims to expand the conversation.

Cara Ungar

Oregon's Cara Ungar

Council's slogan is the sound of a new idea.

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Indiana's Keira Amstutz

Humanities programs connect across state.

Maggie Coval

Maggie Coval of Colorado

Chautauquas, storytelling create "magical format" for the Humanities