On January 13 at the Providence Public Library, Senator Jack Reed convened a community conversation with National Endowment for the Humanities Chair Shelly C. Lowe about the RI Civic Health Index and the ways this report highlights the role of the humanities and culture for civic health. With 100 people attending in person and over 1,000 viewers on Facebook Live, the event featured remarks from Senator Reed, Chair Lowe, Congressman David Cicilline and a panel discussion moderated by Council Executive Director Elizabeth Francis with Marta V. Martínez, RI Latino Arts; Charles Roberts, RI Slave History Medallions; and Kelly Siegel-Stechler, PhD, Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University.
See below for a recording and images from the event.
Recording by Atomic Clock. Images by Cat Laine.