Zócalo Receives Major Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Two-Year Event and Editorial Series Will Launch in October 2021

Zócalo Public Square, a creative unit of Arizona State University, is honored to be the recipient of a grant of $250,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a two-year event and editorial series exploring the question, “How Should Societies Remember Their Sins?”

The Mellon Foundation has awarded grants since 1969 to support a variety of initiatives centered on strengthening the humanities, arts and higher education. This grant, from the foundation’s Humanities in Place program, is its first to Zócalo.

“This project is a major opportunity for Zócalo and Arizona State …

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