For every $1 of federal funding, public broadcasting stations raise more than $6 from local sources — a tremendous return and a successful public-private partnership. Still, the new administration is proposing to eliminate this funding and leave millions of Americans without what they believe is the most trusted source of news, information and early education in the country.
Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary have created the Desmond Tutu Center to honor the Archbishop Emeritus’ legacy of justice and reconciliation. The announcement of the new center was made at Butler’s Clowes Memorial Hall on Thursday, September 12th in front of a sold-out crowd of 2,100 people. The Archbishop Emeritus was on hand for the honor and spoke to the crowd.