South Carolina Humanities and Lander University are pleased to present “The Engaged Citizen: Stories from Activists,” one of eleven virtual programs in the South Carolina Humanities Electoral Initiative. The live, virtual roundtable will take place on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 5:30 PM. Mary Anne Inglis, Laurin Manning Gandy, and Jerry Blassingame will discuss avenues for civic engagement, ideological polarization, and the rural/urban divide. The program will be recorded and made available to view on-demand after the live event. Click here to register for the event. If you view the program, please click here to take our brief survey.
The South Carolina Humanities Electoral Initiative is part of a national initiative entitled “Why It Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Through “Why It Matters,” 43 humanities councils will explore the history, importance, and impact of the American electoral process.