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Project C Naming and Framing Workshop

On Tuesday December 3, 2013, the David Mathews Center for Civic Life (DMC) and Alabama Public Television (APT) facilitated a daylong naming and framing workshop focused on inequality and discrimination in 1963. The purpose of the workshop was to develop a history as choice issue framework that can be used alongside field trips offered through APT’s Project C. Workshop participants included the following: DMC staff and Board members, APT staff, Alabama Humanities Foundation staff, a representative from the Kettering Foundation, a history professor from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, community leaders, and consultants. The meeting lasted for five hours…