Merlin Selected for NEH Summer Institute Philosophy Workshop

Philosophy as a “way of life” is integral to what we do as an organization. Philosophy is not meant to be closed away in some book but, rather, to be lived! To have been selected to participate in the National Endowment for Humanities Summer Institute “Reviving Philosophy as a Way of Life” is such an honor! We are so excited for the opportunity!

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Philosophy in the Community at the APA Conference

Thank you so much to PLATO for inviting us to serve as panelists at the American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Conference in San Diego, CA in March 2018. It was an honor to speak alongside such amazing scholars doing great work in the field and to contribute to such an important movement. Long live philosophy in the community!

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Merlin Receives $7,000 Grant from PLATO for their 2018-2019 Philosophy in the Community Program(s)

We are ALIVE WITH JOY! Rainbows and butterflies abound! We just received word that for the 2nd year in a row, PLATO is awarding our organization a grant for our Philosophy in the Community programs….and this year in the amount of $7,000! We are honored to have been selected by such a prestigious organization and are looking forward to providing the Helena & surrounding communities with unique, fun & accessible opportunities to do, breathe & live philosophy! Thank you so much, PLATO!

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What Our 2017 PLATO Grant Helped Fund in the Helena Community

Grant awards are a huge part of the success and longevity of non-profit organizations. We are deeply humbled by the support shown to us in 2017 by PLATO! Because of their generous $5,000 award, we were able to offer the Helena (and surrounding) communities a host of interactive and unique philosophy programs throughout the year. Check out what their grant helped fund!

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Merlin to Serve as Panelists at the APA Conference in March 2018

We are thrilled to announce that Merlin CCC has been asked to serve as panelists at the American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Conference in San Diego, CA in March 2018. Our Executive Director, Marisa Diaz-Waian, will be speaking about Helena and philosophy in the community. GO HELENA!

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Merlin to Lead MWA Staff Philosophy Walk in October

We are elated (and honored) to have been asked to lead a special Philosophy Walk for the MWA staff on the environment, conservation/preservation, stewardship, epistemology & more!

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Merlin Receives $500 Grant from Helena Exchange Club

We are thrilled to announce that our organization has received our very FIRST GRANT! Thank you so much to PLATO for believing in our vision and awarding us $5,000 for our Philosophy in the Community Program(s). Your grant will help us support philosophy in the Helena & surrounding areas for Youth, Adults & Elders!

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