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PROGRAM: We The People – The Citizen and the Constitution

North Dakota

Bismarck, ND – [workshop] We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution is a comprehensive instructional program to help students understand the history and principles of our constitutional government. The program focuses on the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights and fosters civic competence and responsibility among high school students. (K-12, Youth, Educator)

PROGRAM: We The People – Summer Institute

North Dakota

Bismarck, ND – [professional development, workshop] The Center for Civic Education, the James Madison Legacy Project, and Humanities North Dakota are offering a summer institute that provides rigorous training to educators as they work with constitutional scholars and mentor teachers. Participants attend lectures and sessions dedicated to teaching methods appropriate to the We The People curriculum. Educators from across the state of North Dakota are eligible to participate based on their application. One or two graduate credits will be available. (Educators)

PROGRAM: GameChanger

North Dakota

Grand Forks and Bismarck, ND – [festival] An annual ideas festival focused on an event or issue significantly changing the world. The 2018 festival theme is “Health & Happiness” exploring topics related to identity, the history of healthcare, ageism, and the funeral industry. (Public)

GRANT: ND Regular Grants

North Dakota

Oct. 1, 2017 – [deadline] Regular Grants fund large-scale humanities projects that provide a better understanding of the past, a better analysis of the present, and a better vision for the future (funding between $1,501 and $10,000 available). (Grant Opportunity)

PROGRAM: Think Outside

North Dakota

Select locations, ND – [varies] Through guided discussions and outdoor adventures, this program seeks to connect people with both ideas and the beauty of the natural North Dakotan landscape. (Public)

PROGRAM: Think & Drink

North Dakota

Ongoing – [Bismarck] This happy-hour series encourages attendees to join in a facilitated conversation with public intellectuals while enjoying a pint of locally crafted beer. (Conversation)

PROGRAM: Read North Dakota

North Dakota

Ongoing – [online] A comprehensive, online resource created to help individuals find books by North Dakotans, books about the state and its people, and biographical sketches of North Dakota-born authors. (Resource)

RESOURCE: On Second Thought

North Dakota

Statewide, ND – [magazine] A magazine publication dedicated to providing lifelong learning opportunities to the citizens of North Dakota, as well as, serve as a catalyst for important conversations around current issues and challenges. (Public)

GRANT: ND Quick Grants

North Dakota

Ongoing – [online] Quick Grants fund humanities projects that provide a better understanding of the past, a better analysis of the present, and a better vision for the future (funding up to $1,500 available). (Grant Opportunity)

GRANT: GameChanger101

North Dakota

Ongoing – [online] Learn more about the North Dakota Humanities Council’s GameChanger 101 Grants, which help organizations fund scholar-led discussions of Pulitzer Prize-winning books and texts (funding up to $1,500 available). (Grant Opportunity)

OVERVIEW: North Dakota Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

North Dakota

2016 – [Archived] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, the North Dakota Humanities Council incorporated the Pulitzer Prize Centennial into all of their programming for 2016, including a capstone event with their annual GameChanger conference. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative)

PROGRAM: ND The Bill of Rights and You

North Dakota

2016-17- [Archived] North Dakota distributed 38 copies of the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights pop-up display created by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

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