Yemeni in Coldwater

Yemeni in Coldwater

2016 Grant Recipients Share Arab Americans Tibbits Opera House Yemeni in Coldwater $25,000 • Coldwater This project sought to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of Coldwater’s Yemeni-American population through a major exhibit, activities and opportunities for...
Oral Histories of Iranian-Americans in Michigan

Oral Histories of Iranian-Americans in Michigan

2016 Grant Recipients Share Arab Americans University of Michigan – Dearborn Oral Histories of Iranian-Americans in Michigan $24,830 • Dearborn The aim of the this project was to video-record, archive and make available digitally oral history interviews with...
Detroit 1967: From Page to Stage

Detroit 1967: From Page to Stage

2016 Grant Recipients Share African Americans Wayne State University Detroit 1967: From Page to Stage $19,400 • Detroit Detroit, 1967: From Page to Stage brings young audiences together to read, reflect, and transform local history into a theatrical production....
Newcomer Legacy

Newcomer Legacy

2016 Grant Recipients Share Asian Americans West Michigan Asian American Association Newcomer Legacy: A Vietnamese-American Story $23,375 • Grand Rapids This video project weaves the stories of nine local Vietnamese refugees and their arrival in West Michigan,...
Teen Documentary on African American Music

Teen Documentary on African American Music

2016 Grant Recipients Share African Americans West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology Teen Documentary on African American Music $22,300 • Grand Rapids The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology engaged urban high school students to research, develop and...