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Fall 2018 events:
9/20/18- The 2018 Constitution Day Lecture with A'Lelia Bundles
9/24/18- Finding and Facing Facts in Campaigns and Government with Eugene Kiely, director of and Rutgers alumnus

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The Center for Youth Political Participation and the Darien Fund for the US Constitution, Citizenship, and Civic Engagement present

The 2018 Constitution Day Lecture

To Form a More Perfect Union:
Combating the Politics of Fear and Anger

A'Lelia Bundles

Former President and Chairman of the Board
National Archives Foundation

A'Lelia Bundles is the former president and chairman of the board of the National Archives Foundation, which works to increase public awareness of the National Archives, inspire a deeper appreciation of our country’s heritage, and encourage citizen engagement in our democracy. Prior to the Foundation, Bundles was a TV news executive and producer at NBC News and ABC News, where she was Washington deputy bureau chief. She currently serves as president of the Madam Walker/A'Lelia Walker Family Archives. Bundles has a B.A. from Harvard College and Radcliffe College, and M.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:00 PM

Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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The Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government presents

Finding and Facing Facts in Campaigns and Government

Eugene Kiely

Director of and Rutgers alumnus

Eugene Kiely is director of, a project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. is a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.

Kiely is a journalist who has covered government and politics for more than 20 years. Prior to joining, Kiely was Washington assignment editor at USA TODAY, leading a team of reporters who focused on Congress, politics and government accountability. Previously, he worked at the The Philadelphia Inquirer, starting as a statehouse reporter in Trenton, N.J., and rising to become Pennsylvania state editor. At the Inquirer, Kiely coordinated coverage of the Amish schoolhouse shooting, honored with a 2007 Sigma Delta Chi award for breaking news. He also worked at The Record in Hackensack, N.J., where he served as statehouse bureau chief in Trenton. He was editor of “Open for Business,” a series on then-Governor Christie Whitman’s environmental policies that won the 1996 John Oakes award.

Kiely is a graduate of Livingston College at Rutgers University, majoring in journalism and English.

Monday, September 24, 2018
7:00 PM

Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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