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Humanities Council chair Eric Gregory with New Jersey Senator Cory Booker
March 15, 2017

Humanities Council Goes to Washington

On March 13th and March 14th, Council Chair Eric Gregory joined a record-breaking number of humanities advocates visiting Washington D.C. for “Humanities Advocacy Day,” which was hosted by the National Humanities Alliance. He met with Congressional offices to make the case for federal funding for the humanities, which provides critical support for research, education, historical preservation, and public programs.

Eric Gregory (left) with Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (second from left) and other members of the NJ delegation.

Eric Gregory (left) with Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (second from left) and other members of the NJ delegation.

Eric Gregory with Rush Holt

Humanities Council chair Eric Gregory with former Congressman Rush Holt and now CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The public was urged to follow the action and advocate from home on social media: #HAD17, #NEH, #NEHMatters.