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The mission of the Givens Foundation for African American Literature is to enrich cultural understanding and learning through programs that advance and celebrate African American literature and writers.

Upcoming Events

Program Information Session
The Emerging Writers Mentor Program engages emerging African American writers from diverse genres in a seven-month program providing mentoring and peer support, building literary community, honing literary craft, and producing new works. Givens Foundation Executive Director Tana Hargest will conduct a free informational session and Q and A about the Emerging Writers Mentor Program. The session is free but please pre-register by sending an email to The session will be held at the Givens Foundation Lyndale Office (Intermedia ArtsHub West 2822 Lyndale Ave, S,.Minneapolis, MN 55408)
9th Annual Givens Golf Classic
Save the Date: 9th Annual Golf Classic is June 29, 2015 at Oak Ridge Country Club. For more information, contact Tana or or 952.831.2555.
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This activity is made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board, through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008
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