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Northwest Indiana nonprofits awarded Indiana Humanities grants

Regionally Speaking September 22, 2022
Indiana Humanities

Humanities organizations are the heart and soul of the Hoosier State. Indiana Humanities recently awarded 15 nonprofits with more than $67,000 in grants and two local nonprofits are grant recipients. Projects supported with Indiana Humanities grants include a reading-and-discussion program that engages northwest Indiana audiences in the story of civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin as well as an a monthly discussion led by a guest speaker that sheds light on the region’s rich cultural and environmental history. Lakeshore Public Radio's Dee Dotson recently spoke with George Hamlin, the Director of Grants for Indiana. Humanities to talk about the grants.

As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engage, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving of her time, talent and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership and her favorite quote is Leadership is service not position by Tim Fargo.