Our History

In 2002,  Kennesaw State University students and local Maya refugees joined together to hold a workshop on Maya history, language and culture; in 2003 the University System of Georgia Office of International Education gave funds for a conference on the Maya, and thus began the Maya Heritage Community Project.

Highway Safety Grant

 Photo:  Young Maya American holding a highway safety slogan, during a four-year highway safety campaign funded by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS).  For the success of the campaign, the GOHS awarded KSU and the Project the prestigious 2008 Planning for Zero Deaths Award