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Of the People: Widening the Path seeks to add and amplify the stories of people whose voices have traditionally been minimized through programs supporting innovative exploration and engagement with Library collections.

  • Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative will encourage creators in Black, Indigenous, and communities of color to combine Library materials with technology to connect Americans with a more expansive understanding of our past and future.
  • CCDI Grant for Libraries, Archives, Museums Application Applying for a CCDI Grant for Libraries, Archives, Museums
  • CCDI Grant for Higher Education Application Applying for a CCDI Grant for Higher Education
  • 2022 CCDI Recipients The Library of Congress is pleased to announce the inaugural awardees of the CCDI grants. Beginning in April, the library and higher education recipients will work on their projects over the next 12 months. The scholar recipient will spend the next two years working on their project.
  • CCDI Advisory Board Nine experts in technology, cultural memory, libraries and archives have signed on to serve as the advisory board for the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative, a key component of the new initiative Of the People: Widening the Path at the Library of Congress.
  • Artist/Scholar in Residence The Artist/Scholar-in-Residence program support the creation of new scholarly and/or artistic works that will deepen the connection between the Library of Congress and the lives and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color through new or re-imagined uses of technology.
  • 2022 Artist/Scholar in Residence The Library of Congress is pleased to announce the inaugural awardee of this program along with other CCDI grant recipients. Beginning in April, the library and higher education recipients will work on their projects over the next 12 months. The scholar recipient will spend the next two years working on their project.