National Endowment for the Humanities


lead sponsor

The Meijer Foundation

Partner Sponsors

John and Cathie Estey

Malcolm and Virginia O’Hagan

Steve and Jessica Sarowitz

Susan and Shanti Nagarkatti

Jeanne M. and John W. Rowe

Guild Sponsors

Marion Cameron

Michael T. Clune


Jane Irwin

Angela Moore

Jastromb Family Philanthropic Fund

Larry Shulman and Rhonda Rochambeau

Efroymson Family Fund, a CICF Fund

Werner and Marleen Hein

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Catherine Mouly and Ted Carlson

Dominique Raccah and Raymond Bennett

The Neilom Foundation

My America Program Series Sponsor

Jeanne M. and John W. Rowe

My America Youth Education Sponsor

Efroymson Family Fund, a CICF Fund

My America Technology Sponsor


*Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibit do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

partner organizations

Library of Congress
Library of Congress National Book Festival
Amaze Design
Chicago Scenic Studios
Trivium Interactive
I Stand With Immigrants
Brooklyn Book Festival 2019
Tenement Museum
Chicago Cultural Alliance

Advisory Team

Marie Arana

Laila Halaby

Dipika Mukherjee

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Ilan Stavans

Vu Tran