PROGRAM: HYPE – Hosting Young Philosophy Enthusiasts

Presented by:
New Hampshire Humanities
National Partner: The Pulitzer Prizes Local Partner: Colleges and Universities Subject: K-12 Education, Other Audience: Educators, K-12, Youth/Teen

New Hampshire Humanities is sponsor of the annual HYPE (Hosting Young Philosophy Enthusiasts) conference, which draws more than 1,000 high school students each year. The conference features peer-led Socratic discussions that encourage young people to become better critical thinkers and respectful communicators.

In 2016, New Hampshire Humanities partnered with HYPE to bring Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonists and scholars to the conference for conversations about freedom of expression and censorship in an interconnected world.