#HumCitizen: Investigating New Jersey

Presented by:
New Jersey Council for the Humanities
Current Initiative: Democracy and the Informed Citizen, Water / Ways National Partner: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Smithsonian – Museum on Main Street, The Pulitzer Prizes Local Partner: Museums, Nonprofits, Other Subject: Journalism, Other, STEM Audience: All, Rural Communities

The Smithsonian’s exhibit “Water/Ways,” will launch an examination of the connection between scientific inquiry and environmental journalism, which the council will use in conjunction with “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” initiative to feature Pulitzer Prize finalist Mark Di lonno, who will facilitate public forums and create a discussion tool kit to coincide with the traveling exhibit in six locations. Additionally, Di lonno will develop and conduct a second series of programs on the contemporary and historic role of the media and how it informs our democracy, coordinated by the council’s Speaker Bureau.

More information coming soon.