Democracy and the Informed Citizen

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Conversations at Home: The Declaration of Independence

Published: October 13, 2020

  We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — Declaration of Independence, 1776… Read More


News Literacy Project and Scripps join forces to take news literacy into the classroom

Published: August 26, 2019

Ohio Humanities’ ongoing Democracy and the Informed Citizen project recognizes that news literacy is a key component being an informed citizen in today’s world of “post truth” and “alternative facts.” Connecting people with the tools to think critically and read with discernment is a crucial part of helping them understand… Read More