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#HumCitizen: Moment of Truth: Journalism and Democracy in the Misinformation Age

Washington

Select Locations, WA – [community conversation] The council will host eleven Think & Drink events in five locations across Washington, along with two larger public events featuring a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer on either side of the state. Topics will include “fake news,” new technology, and the future of journalism. (Public)

PROGRAM: Center for Washington Cultural Traditions

Washington

2017 – [statewide] The Center for Washington Cultural Traditions is Washington State’s folklife and traditional arts program, developed and run in partnership with the Washington State Arts Commission/ArtsWA. (Performance, Varies)

RESOURCE: Spark Magazine

Washington

Spring, Summer 2017- [online] Spark is Humanities Washington’s twice-yearly print magazine featuring interviews with authors and cultural experts, information on humanities activities around the state. (Resource)

PROGRAM: Speakers Bureau

Washington

Jul. 2017- [statewide] Speakers Bureau presenters give free public presentations on history, politics, music, philosophy, spiritual traditions, and everything in between. (Presentation/Lecture)

PROGRAM: Humanities Washington Award

Washington

October 2017- [Seattle, Spokane] Humanities Washington Award recognizes outstanding achievement in public humanities. (Award)

GRANT: WA Spark Grants

Washington

Ongoing – [statewide] Learn more about Humanities Washington’s Spark Grants (awards up to $7,500). (Grant Opportunity)

GRANT: WA Opportunity Grants

Washington

Ongoing – [statewide] Learn more about Humanities Washington’s Opportunity Grants (awards up to $1,000). (Grant Opportunity)

GRANT: WA Stories Fund Grants

Washington

Ongoing – [statewide] Learn more about Humanities Washington’s Washington Stories Fund Grants (awards up to $5,000). (Grant Opportunity)

PROGRAM: Think & Drink

Washington

Ongoing – [multiple locations] Think & Drink events are hosted conversations at pubs and tasting rooms on provocative topics and new ideas. (Reading & Discussion)

PROGRAM: PRIME TIME Family Reading

Washington

Ongoing – [statewide] The Prime Time Family Reading program inspires active thought and conversation between children and families through reading. (Reading & Discussion)

PROGRAM: Poet Laureate

Washington

Ongoing – [statewide] Washington State Poet Laureate serves to build awareness and appreciation of poetry. (Award, Presentation/Lecture)

OVERVIEW: Washington Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Washington

2016 to 2017 – [online] To celebrate the Pulitzers’ Centennial, Humanities Washington partnered with Copper Canyon Press and Empty Sea Studios to produce a series of webcasts entitled, Pulitzers in Person that featured six Pulitzer Prize winning poets and their works. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

PROGRAM: WA The Bill of Rights and You

Washington

2017 – [Archived] An exhibit commemorating the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

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