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Public Humanities
... Public humanities is the work of federal, state, nonprofit and community-based cultural organizations that engage the public in conversations, facilitate and present lectures, exhibitions, performances and other ... Public humanities programs engage everyone in reflecting on diverse heritage, traditions, and history, and their relevance of the humanities to the ... Workers within the public humanities endeavor to create spaces where the public can engage in conversation, learning and reflection about issues and ideas ...

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    Whether in the field of health, education or welfare, I have put my emphasis on preventive rather than curative programs and tried to influence our elaborate, costly and ill- co-ordinated welfare organizations in that direction. Unfortunately the momentum of social work is still directed toward compensating the victims of our society for its injustices rather than eliminating those injustices.
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