“Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” Exhibit at Brookdale Community College

Monmouth Museum 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ

"Voices and Votes: Democracy in America," a traveling exhibit based on a major exhibition currently on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, will be on display at Brookdale Community College from August 20 to October 2 at the Monmouth Museum.

Presentation: Non-Citizens’ Power in the Democratic Process

Brookdale Community College/Monmouth Museum 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ

Itzel Perez Hernandez, an Advocacy Corps organizer with the American Friends Service Committee on National Legislation and Brookdale Community College alumna, will give a special presentation on September 27 highlighting the political history of DACA and Advance Parole, and how non-citizens have been and can be powerful actors in our democratic process.

Democracy Conversation Project – Long Hill Township Public Library

Long Hill Township Public Library 917 Valley Rd, Gillette, NJ
Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Longhill Township Public Library is pleased to present the program "What's the Verdict" on Wednesday, September 28 at 7:00 pm via Zoom. Ian Drake, professor of Political Science and Law at Montclair State University, will lead attendees in considering some of the pending cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Action and Incubation Grants Round One LOI Deadline

A Letter of Intent (LOI) is due September 30 for any organization applying for either an Incubation or an Action Grant in Round 1 of the NJCH 2022-23 Grant Cycle. For full information on NJCH grants, including types of grants, workshops, how to get started, guidelines, timelines, and more, visit https://njhumanities.org/grants/grants-overview/. Please note that LOIs […]

Creating an Outstanding Proposal

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This hour-long webinar, which will explore how to use the narrative and budget to create a compelling grant proposal, is ideal for anyone in the process of applying for an NJCH grant. Participants can expect an interactive presentation about crafting a competitive proposal and a Q&A to follow. All participants should review the Grants section […]

“Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” Exhibit at Union College

Union College 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ

"Voices and Votes: Democracy in America," a traveling exhibit based on a major exhibition currently on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, will be on display at Union College in Cranford from October 10 to November 18.

“Voices and Votes” Opening Reception – Union College

Union College 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ

Join Union College for a public opening reception for the Smithsonian's "Voices and Votes: Democracy in America" exhibit at UC on Wednesday, October 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Commons.

Democracy Conversation Project – East Brunswick Public Library

East Brunswick Public Library 2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive, East Brunswick, NJ

The East Brunswick Public Library is pleased to present the program "A Vote, A Voice: Women’s Suffrage and the Fight for Representation" on Thursday, October 20 at 6:30 pm. Scholar Lucia McMahon, PhD will speak about the long history of women’s activism over the course of the nineteenth century, to highlight the multi-faceted mosaic of the women’s suffrage movement.

Democracy Conversation Project – Mercer County Library, Lawrence

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Lawrence branch of the Mercer County Library is pleased to present “What is the Meaning of Free Speech?” on Thursday, October 20 at 7:00 pm. This virtual public humanities program from scholar Ian Drake will consider how the US Supreme Court has defined and redefined what free speech means, whether in wartime or peacetime and in many controversial contexts.