Voces Oral Histories

Project: Oral Histories

Organization:  Voces Oral History Project – University of Texas Libraries Website:  http://www.lib.utexas.edu/voces/index.html The energy in the room was contagious and I caught the bug quickly.  I attended a workshop several months ago that was put on by an organization named The Voces Oral History Project – University of Texas Libraries.  It’s about documenting the contributions… Continue reading Project: Oral Histories

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Project: The Free Minds Program of Austin

A Program of Foundation Communities Mission:  Free Minds harnesses the power of the humanities to help motivated adults overcome social and economic limitations and connect with institutions of higher education. Based on the national model of the Clemente Course in the Humanities, Free Minds is founded on the belief that engaging with the humanities can… Continue reading Project: The Free Minds Program of Austin

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Lists of Tens #4 – 10 Things I’ve Learned About The U.S. Bill of Rights

I never write about political stuff.  I’ve never considered myself informed enough.  I grew up thinking that politics were for all them other folks, and the smart folks.  I didn’t learn that my opinion and my voice mattered.  Of course, this is by my own doing.  Or, not doing, I suppose is more correct.  With… Continue reading Lists of Tens #4 – 10 Things I’ve Learned About The U.S. Bill of Rights