HI Grants $3,000 for MLK Jr. Celebration

Humanities Iowa, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, granted $3,000 to the YWCA Clinton for the 23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Clinton Community College on Sunday, January 16th at 3:00 PM. According to Project director, Shannon Sander-Welzien, the celebration will include a theatrical presentation about the fictional meeting of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcom X and a performance by the Ashford University Inspirational Choir. The celebration is free and open to the public.

The mission of Humanities Iowa is to promote understanding and appreciation of the people, communities, cultures, and stories of importance to Iowa and the nation.  For more information on funding opportunities from Humanities Iowa, see its website at http://www.humanitiesiowa.org.