Apply now for NEH: "Stony the Road We Trod...": Exploring Alabama's Civil Rights Legacy

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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Alabama Humanities Alliance present: “Stony the Road We Trod . . .” Exploring Alabama’s Civil Rights Legacy,
a Summer Institute for K-12 educators.

The Alabama Humanities Alliance invites K-12 educators from across the country to participate in this NEH Summer Institute for teachers. In-person this summer, selected teachers will take part in an interactive field study on Alabama’s role in the modern civil rights movement. Educators selected to take part in this immersive experience will:

  • Participate in conversations with scholars
  • Interact with iconic leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement
  • Travel to key sites of memory, as well as sites dedicated to the preservation of civil rights history statewide, in Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, and Tuskegee
  • Review archival film footage and other primary source documents as they develop curricular projects
  • Receive copies of all books used
  • Receive a $2,850 stipend

This Institute will take place primarily in Birmingham, Alabama, from July 10-30, 2022. Please review the website for more details and information on how to apply! Applications due by March 1, 2022! 

As a past participant and one of the teacher leads for "Stony the Road", I am more than happy to answer any questions about this powerful professional development experience.

Bonnie Belshe