Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH)

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938 Lafayette St., #300
New Orleans
United States

About Us

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is a Louisiana non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to all Louisianans.

The mission of the LEH The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ mission is to provide all Louisianians with access to and an appreciation of their own rich, shared and diverse historical, literary and cultural heritage through grant-supported outreach programs, family literacy and adult reading initiatives, teacher professional development institutes, publications, film and radio documentaries, museum exhibitions, cultural tourism, public lectures, library projects, and other public humanities programming.

While that is all well and good, the real story of the LEH is one of investment and impact over more than 35 years, from Abbeville to Zwolle and everywhere in between, the LEH has explored and celebrated Louisiana’s people and places, history and culture while becoming an integral part of the state’s education landscape.