Democracy and the Informed Citizen

From 2020 through 2022, Delaware Humanities is joining humanities councils across the country to discuss what it means to be an informed and engaged citizen, which is the foundation of our democracy.

We thank the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for their generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for their partnership.


The Democracy Fix
A Lecture with Caroline Fredrickson

Caroline Fredrickson, a senior fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, a Distinguished Visitor from Practice at Georgetown Law Center, and former president of the American Constitution Society, who discusses how best to preserve a fair and balanced democracy through protecting voter rights, ensuring fair elections, and securing fair courts.

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The State of Journalism in Delaware
A Panel Discussion

Panel conversation on the current state of journalism in Delaware featuring Matt Bittle (Delaware State News), Tom Byrne (Delaware Public Media), and Robert Long (News Journal). Moderated by Nancy Karibjanian (University of Delaware Center for Political Communication).

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