Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities Councils

Period of Performance

9/1/2006 - 9/30/2008

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$67,440.00 (approved)
$67,440.00 (awarded)

We the People: A Dialogue for Democracy

FAIN: BC-50317-06

Delaware Humanities Council Incorporated (Wilmington, DE 19801-6606)
Marilyn P. Whittington (Project Director: May 2006 to May 2009)

To support the production of a 30-minute film and a companion curriculum guide examining the roles of Delaware's Civil Rights leaders in shaping the nation, intended particularly for use with audiences of young people.

"We the People: A Dialogue for Democracy" is an innovative film project designed to engage youth audiences in classroom and the general population in community settings. The goal is to foster a greater understanding of the historic role of Civil Rights and women's rights leaders in Delaware, and to encourage full civic engagement, especially among youth audiences throughout the state.