Humanities For Everybody

Building Communities Through Knowledge

About Us

August 13th, 2016


Humanities for Everybody is a program of non-credit college-level courses in the humanities taught by experienced  Western Michigan University professors for the low to moderate-income community in the Kalamazoo area.    Classes are twice a week for an hour and a half during the Fall and Spring Semesters.  Students must be prepared to read,        reflect, discuss, write, and think critically. Classes will be discussion-style, dynamic and fun!   Students selected for the program will receive free books, tuition, and supplies. There are no age or citizenship requirements for this program.

  • Rigorous university-level humanities education
  • Assistance with study skills, reading, writing, critical thinking and application preparation (e.g. GED, college, financial aid and/or scholarships) as needed
  • Increased knowledge of public institutions of learning such as community centers, libraries and museums
  • Referrals to community support resources
  • Cultivation of a peer community and support network
  • Letters of recommendation for graduates based on class performance.
  • Graduates of the program will be honored in a public graduation ceremony


Humanities 4 Everybody Documentary

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