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Local Learning at the American Folklore Society meeting

Local Learning at the American Folklore Society meeting

Join Local Learning in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at the annual American Folklore Society (AFS) meeting. More details will be added to this post over the next few weeks. Friday: Join Local Learning staff and artists who participated in the Culture, Community, and the...

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JFE authors featured on ArtsEd Amplified blog

JFE authors featured on ArtsEd Amplified blog

Jeannine Osayande and Avalon Nemec were featured authors on the recent Arts Education Partnership blog ArtsEd Amplified. Titled "How to Sustain Cultural Art Forms in Arts Education Equitably," their writing asked: "What can be learned by including experienced teaching...

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We are hiring!

Thank you for your interest. We are no longer accepting applications. Position Announcement: New York State Folk Arts Education Network Coordinator Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education and New York Folklore are seeking a part-time staff...

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2020 Annual Report Published

Local Learning is pleased to announce our 2020 Annual Report is now available. We invite you to learn more about the work that we have completed in the past year, including data about our audiences, donors, Journal of Folklore and Education publication, and more. Read...

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Local Learning 2020 AFS Reports

As the national arts service organization for folk arts, we share to the field our activities. Given the virtual nature of the meeting of the American Folklore Society, we are sharing in this news post the full report. Resources The Journal of Folklore and Education...

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Teaching the Tulsa Race Massacre

TEACHING AND LEARNING THE NARRATIVES, PLACES, AND LEGACIES OF THE 1921 TULSA RACE MASSACRE Discover how narratives shared through oral histories and contemporary stories shape the meanings of historical events in this interactive 4-day online workshop. Teachers will...

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Welcome to 2020 Summer Intern Taylor Burden

My name is Taylor Burden and I am the summer intern for Local Learning! I am a mother, worship leader, and graduate student pursuing my Master of Arts in Folk Studies at Western Kentucky University. My concentration is in Public Folklore where my research has been...

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