American Creed



PBS Documentary Film with Community Conversations

Tuesday, March 26 at 7 pm &

Tuesday April 2 at 7 pm. 

Portions of the film will be shown each evening, followed by guided discussions and writing responses facilitated by Sarah Kreps, Professor of Government at Cornell University, David Franke, Professor of English at SUNY  Cortland and Director of the Seven Valleys Writing Project, NWP, and Debbie Stack, Education and Outreach Coordinator for WCNY.


American Creed Writing Celebration

Thursday April 25 at 7 pm

See the post ‘American Creed Writing Celebration’ for writing prompts and submission site.

For more information or other questions, please email or call 607-844-4782.

The American Creed film is available for circulation at the Southworth Library and can also be viewed in its entirety at

American Creed: Community Conversations is a project of Citizen Film in partnership with the American Library Association and the National Writing Project, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.