Convening: “Bringing Community Back to Community Colleges”

Bergen Community College - Paramus Campus 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ

Join the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and the New Jersey Council of County Colleges on March 24 for “Bringing Community Back to Community Colleges,” a full-day hybrid convening for community college humanities faculty from around the state.


Price of Liberty Film Series: Reparations Screening and Discussion

Cinema505 505 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ

NJCH is a proud sponsor of the Montclair History Center's screening of Reparations, which explores the four-century struggle to seek repair and atonement for slavery in the United States from the perspectives of Black and Asian Americans who believe that our collective liberation can only be achieved by standing with one another.

In the Weeds: Creating an Outstanding Proposal

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Ideal for anyone in the process of applying for an NJCH grant, but useful for other grant applications as well, this workshop explores how to use the narrative and budget to create a compelling grant proposal.

Restoring Hope and Health Through Poetry

Camden Technology Center 601 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ

Join acclaimed poets Patrick Rosal and Shawn R. Jones for a healing workshop that will encourage participants to take an unflinching look at personal and collective traumas and create a roadmap for hope.

Virtual Event

Out-of-Doors Evening Redwood Reading Room

Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites 71 Somerset Street, Somerville, NJ

NJCH is a proud sponsor of the Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites' “out-of-doors” reading room, where visitors will read and discuss selected passages from an historic author.

Living History Visit with Phillis Wheatley

Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites 71 Somerset Street, Somerville, NJ

NJCH is proud to sponsor this Living History Visit with poet Phillis Wheatley, an enslaved person who became one of the best-known poets in pre-19th century America, as portrayed by Dr. Daisy Century.

Community History Showcase

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Join us for this showcase of projects created by the participants in NJCH’s most recent Community History cohort, a great opportunity to see the value of the program for organizations that might be interested in participating.

Democracy Conversation Project – Farmstead Arts Center

Farmstead Arts Center 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge

Explore disability in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with scholar Nicole Belolan, PhD, a consulting public historian specializing in disability history and access and inclusion planning for disabled people.

Democracy Conversation Project Program: “We the People…Wait, Which People?”

Montville Township Public Library 90 Horseneck Rd., Montville, NJ

We’ve all heard those first three words of the preamble of the Constitution. But what does that mean? And can “We the people” mean different things at different times to different people? Join Dr. Christopher Fisher at Montville Township Public Library for an exploration of these complex historical topics.