Joining host Bob Mann are Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps of The Sankofa Collaborative and Dr. Claudia Cohen of Social Justice Matters, Inc.
The Incubation and Action Grant program at NJCH provides funding for public humanities projects through a competitive grant process. The Sankofa Collaborative received an Action Grant to host a to continue to host in-depth workshops and develop online resources for schools and cultural institutions to help them examine and address difficult topics in African American history. Social Justice Matters, Inc. received an Incubation Grant to develop “Dialogue Circles on Race,” a series of facilitated discussions for community members in Union County to explore and address issues involving race.
Social Justice Matters
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.