Purple is excited to announce another new institutional partner: the University of Virginia Center for Politics. The mission of the University of Virginia Center for Politics is to educate and inspire our citizenry about practical politics and civic engagement through programs that are unique, compelling, and open-minded. Everything they do must fulfill their goal of instilling citizens with an appreciation for the core values of American freedom, justice, equality, civility, and service.
Purple is excited to announce a new education partner: DigCitCommit. A diverse group of tech, education, and media organizations have come together to launch the Digital Citizenship Commitment campaign with the goal of redefining digital citizenship and reaching one million students by 2021.
Corporation for Public Brodcasting ombudsman Jan Schaffer weighs in on Purple.
Co-founder Bob Garfield spoke with Adweek about Purple’s mission and progress in the months leading up to the launch.
In Current, co-founder Bob Garfield declares Purple to be crucial to public broadcasting’s founding mission.
On The Kicker podcast, CJR editor and publisher Kyle Pope interviews co-founder Bob Garfield about democracy, journalism and the cult of the dispassionate observer.
Columbia Journalism Review publishes Purple appeal to news organizations to take part in the reawakening of democratic values and understanding of democratic institutions.
Yahoo Finance live interview with co-founder Bob Garfield.
Purple co-founder Bob Garfield’s USA Today op-ed outlining the threat to democracy posed by distrust and complacency and distrust. Click here for the article.
Joe Mandese, editor of MediaPost, explains the purpose and mechanics of Purple. Click here for the article.
Ad Age columnist Simon Dumenco’s interview with co-founder Bob Garfield about the origin and scope of the Purple Project. Click here for the article.