In the Guilford Courier on March 24, 2022
Connecticut Humanities, the statewide nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has awarded the Witness Stones Project, Inc., a $7,800 CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant and a $10,000 SHARP Capacity Grant.
The mission of the Witness Stones Project (WSP) is to restore the history and honor the humanity of the enslaved individuals who helped build our communities. This work is accomplished through teacher workshops, engagement with students and the larger community, and, finally, memorializing enslaved individuals through the installation of Witness Stones. The CT Humanities grants will support staff development, allowing WSP to broaden and diversify the student audience served. Continue reading.