In 2022, the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities is conducting the first-ever data-driven Civic Health Index for the state. Many factors impact civic health, including community participation and community well-being. The Index will provide baseline context and information about diverse Rhode Islanders’ connections to civic life, and help us to understand where we are […]
The members of the Advisory Committee for the Council’s Culture is Key initiative include leaders in cultural participation, journalism, data and strategy, and community engagement. As advisors for Culture is Key, these individuals will work closely with Fellow Julia Lazarus and offer advice and capacity building for ongoing pilot projects. Read on to learn more […]
Culture is Key: Strengthening Rhode Island’s Civic Health through Cultural Participation The Humanities Council has supported civic education through our grants and partnerships for decades. In 2020-2021, the Council undertook Culture Is Key, an initiative to understand, test, and evaluate the role of cultural participation on our state’s civic health. Culture Is Key is supported […]
The breadth and depth of Rhode Island’s creative landscape is considered one of the state’s greatest assets and one of the most vibrant in the United States. The Rhode Island Arts and Culture Research Fellowship is designed to research, write, collect and connect stories of significant visual artists, performers, and writers past and present who […]
(Press)ed: A Podcast About The Media, Fake News, And The Future Of Our Democracy
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Rhode Island celebrates 50 years of the NEH
A statewide mobile app that offers stories about the power of place, by and about Rhode Islanders.