Joining host Bob Mann are Cathy Moran Hajo, Executive Director of the Jane Addams Papers Project and Assistant Professor of History at Ramapo College and Ed Mattson, film producer for the Whitesbog Preservation Trust.
The Incubation and Action Grant program at NJCH provides funding for public humanities projects through a competitive grant process. Ramapo College received an Action Grant to further the use of the digital collection of the Papers of Jane Addams. The Whitesbog Preservation Trust received an Action Grant to create a series of short films capturing oral histories for the future Cranberry and Blueberry Museum.
Whitesbog Preservation Trust
Humanities Connection is a monthly program that explores NJCH grantee projects and initiatives. Representatives from these nonprofit organizations discuss the impact of their public humanities programming in communities around the state. Sponsored by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and broadcast on WFDU (89.1 FM), Fairleigh Dickinson University’s public radio station, Humanities Connection, hosted by Bob Mann, airs the last Saturday of each month at 12:30 p.m.