64 Parishes

64 Parishes Social Media Code of Conduct

64 Parishes, published by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, is dedicated to telling Louisiana’s stories—all of them, unvarnished and honest. While many of these stories are inspiring, some may be upsetting or provoke debate.

As the founding charter for the National Endowment for the Humanities states, “Democracy demands wisdom and vision.” The humanities are foundational to understanding our society and each other. By connecting us to history, culture, and the many ways human beings experience the world, the humanities foster wisdom and enrich our lives.

Conversation and dialogue, even when in disagreement, are key components of the humanities. When we share 64 Parishes’ stories on our social media, we welcome and encourage comments and courteous debate. To ensure a welcoming and open environment we adhere to a strict code of conduct on our social media pages.

We reserve the right to hide, delete, or report any of the following:

  • Comments, links, or images that use violent, racist, hateful, or obscene language
  • Spam, which includes solicitations, advertisements, or endorsements of any financial, commercial, or not-for-profit organizations, websites, contests, or promotions
  • Comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity
  • Posts containing the personal information of the user or other users, including phone numbers, addresses, etc.
  • Off-topic comments that are irrelevant to the content at hand
  • Comments that threaten or defame any person or organization
  • Repetitive posts copied and pasted or duplicated by single or multiple users

We reserve the right to ban any user whose comments meet the above criteria.

The views or opinions expressed in comments on 64 Parishes’ social media posts do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of 64 Parishes, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, its staff, board of directors, or donors. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of comments made by third parties.

64 Parishes and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (and those authorized by it) may use comments, reviews, or posts made on 64 Parishes’ social media for noncommercial, educational, or promotional purposes.

above: Citizenship Class in the Hungarian Settlement in Livingston Parish, Louisiana, sometime between 1935 and 1942; Louisiana Works Progress Administration, State Library of Louisiana