Request for Partners: ALA’s Latino American


The Kansas Humanities Council is seeking nonprofit partners for a potential application to the American Library Association’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History initiative. The program will explore the Latino story with scholar-led film discussions and other creative activities, conducted between July 2015 and June 2016. KHC will apply for the grant and, if awarded, oversee administrative tasks.

Interested in partnering? Email Murl Riedel,, KHC Director of Grants, by April 15 with the following information:

  1. Name and location of your organization.
  2. Why is your organization interested in exploring the Latino story?
  3. Beyond film discussions, describe plans for potential complementary activities in your community. Examples: oral histories, walking tours, exhibits, online projects, etc.

For details about Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, visit:

Questions? Contact Murl Riedel,, 785-357-0359