New Jerseyans share their stories and ideas about our democracy.

Request for Proposals

The New Jersey Council for the Humanities requests proposals for Visualizing Democracy: Contemporary Conversations, an initiative seeking digital projects that will explore, curate, and visualize the recently created “conversation” archive on the state of democracy within New Jersey and beyond (seen below). Proposals selected for commission will receive an award of $2500-5000, depending on the scale of the project.

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New Jersey's Democracy Conversation

See what your neighbors are saying about democracy in our state.


“Must have an active role in that government”

Anonymous , 44
Why is voting important to you?

“It’s a sermon because we are talking about how we believe”

Michael , 77
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“every election day is a chance to be thankful”

John , 75
Why is voting important to you?

At NJCH, we believe that everyone should have access to humanities programming. Based on your organization and desired topics/formats, we offer programs—often subsidized by our federal and corporate funding—so that you can bring high quality humanities programs to your audiences.