#HumCitizen: Democracy and the Informed Citizen

Current Initiative: Democracy and the Informed Citizen National Partner: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Pulitzer Prizes Local Partner: Public Radio Subject: Art/Photography, Journalism, Other Audience: All

Humanities Iowa will host a series of programs, including lectures and Chautauqua-style presentations, to promote discussions on topics such as media literacy and revitalizing local journalism. The council is partnering with Tom Milligan to present the Chautauqua-style programming on Pulitzer Prize winner J. N. “Ding” Darling across the state of Iowa. Darling was a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner for his editorial cartoons and the founder of the National Wildlife Foundation.

Announcement of initiative and funding here.

More information coming soon.