Project News

E.g., Jun 2021

The Driving Force Behind Natural Hair Anti-Discrimination Laws

Source: KJZZ Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

There are now 10 cities in the country that have approved a measure making it illegal to “enforce a dress code or grooming policies that discriminate against a person’s natural hairstyle.”

Talking abour Racism with your Kids

Source: ASU News Date: Friday, February 19, 2021

Project Humanities hosts program discussing strategies on how caregivers should broach the subject of racial bias and race relations

The UA to hold virtual events for Black History Month

Source: The Daily Wildcat Date: Monday, February 8, 2021

In celebration of Black History Month, the University of Arizona’s College of Humanities launches their Tucson Humanities Festival this week. The festival will occur from Monday, Feb. 8 to Feb. 23, and will include three virtual events. 

ASU Gammage Announces Its 2021-22 Broadway Season — Plus More Metro Phoenix Arts News

Source: Phoenix New Times Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021

ASU Gammage has announced the lineup for its 2021-22 season, which is scheduled to launch with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! in August 2021 and conclude with Come From Away in June 2022.

East Valley marks MLK Day in various ways

Source: The San Tan Sun Date: Monday, January 18, 2021

Dr. Neal Lester, foundation professor of English at Arizona State University, will be playing a big role in an Arizona PBS special being coordinated with East Valley cities.

Local ASU prof has big role in MLK commemorations

Source: Ahwatukee Foothills News Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021

Dr. Neal Lester of Ahwatukee, foundation professor of English at ASU and founder of its Project Humanities program, will be discussing Martin Luther King Jr. on two programs.

How to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day around the Valley

Source: AZ Family Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day has a different tone this year after the past year with the Black Lives Matter Movement. It is normally a day to reflect and honor MLK's legacy.

Tempe Will Honor ASU Project Humanities With MLK Diversity Award

Source: Patch Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The city of Tempe will honor Arizona State University's Project Humanities program with an MLK Diversity Award Friday, along with 10 others.

City of Tempe recognizes ASU Project Humanities with Diversity Award

Source: ASU Now Date: Monday, January 11, 2021

Arizona State University’s Project Humanities will be recognized for excellence in education by the city of Tempe at the 23rd annual MLK Diversity Awards ceremony on Jan. 15. Project Humanities will be among 11 organizations and people who will be honored for demonstrating a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and for exemplifying the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Diversity Award winners to be honored in virtual ceremony Jan. 15

Source: Wrangler News Date: Monday, January 11, 2021

Eleven people and organizations, including students, have been named winners of the 2021 MLK Diversity Awards, which honor those who demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusion and who exemplify the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by working to make his dreams a reality.

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