Here are just a few of the outstanding projects we have funded through the grant program.

Nobody’s Girl

Photo of Mildred E. Walker

A high-heeled Cadillac driver does battle with a sexist film company in the Academy of Music’s original production this month.

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The A.R.T. of Human Rights

Community education, civic engagement, and creative expression come together at Cambridge’s highly regarded American Repertory Theater.

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Worcester 1774

Worcester County stands up for American independence again with countywide reenactments this spring and summer.

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Reflections on Race

A filmmaker explores his race and family history to find that perceptions and identities are often quite fluid.

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Popular Romance Project

Romance almost always finds a way, whether in fiction or scholarship. Some enterprising filmmakers are making a very solid case for love and letters.

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Coexist in the Classroom

Out of tragedy, Coexist inspires respect, dignity, and empathy, and showcases the life-changing power of the humanities.

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Traces of the Trade

Traces of the Trade

One family’s inheritance illuminates the deep history of New England’s slave-based economies as well as the need for racial healing.

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A Healing Landscape

book cover for "A Healing Landscape"

The location of the Boston Nature Center transforms depending on when you look at it. A partnership we funded unearthed the full picture.

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Generational Legacy Project

Hidden Faces of Courage graphic

Six previously incarcerated women put their lived experiences on stage in a play showing at Fort Point Theater Channel.

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Re-Visioning Tomorrow: Emancipation for a New Century

August Wilson

The African American experience of 20th century life is captured in The Emancipated Century, a staged reading series of August Wilson’s plays.

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