Use your voice to support our work.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is crucial to preserving the history and culture of our state and our nation. Humanities Tennessee is one of 56 state and territorial humanities councils that receive substantial support from the NEH each year. Support us by calling or emailing your members of Congress and telling them to continue to support funding for the NEH and the state humanities councils.
Contact information for Tennessee Congressional representatives are provided below. Please use the provided talking points to contact the members.
The importance of funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities cannot be stressed enough, and we encourage you to use your voice to help narrate our story.
Below are talking points to emphasize in your letters, emails, or phone calls to members of Congress.
Humanities Tennessee Talking Points:
• Humanities Tennessee works to engage new communities, partners, audiences, and participants and to articulate new questions that matter to Tennesseans.
• HT focuses on connecting community members to each other and to the environment surrounding them.
• HT annually contributes significant time and funding to organizations doing public humanities programs around the state.
• HT has a mission of increasing access to lifelong learning opportunities, promoting active citizenship, and fostering a sense of self and community.
Your story is a part of our story. In what ways has Humanities Tennessee impacted you?