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Democracy Commitment Events

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Stay tuned for upcoming Democracy Commitment events 

The Democracy Commitment will sponsor a series of Campus Conversations this semester-
an opportunity to join with others to deliberate about difficult issues and consider common ground for action. 


WHAT: Campus ConversationsTopic: Budget Priorities: America’s Future, What Should Our Budget Priorities Be? Option 1: Keep Tightening Our Belt and Option 2: Invest for the Future




Monday, November 17, 4:00-5:15 Special Functions Room

Tuesday, November 18, 12:30-1:45 in the Gilpin room, lower level College Center


WHO: All college personnel and students—CEUs awarded!


WHY: Because community colleges, by virtue of vision and mission, are the center of civic engagement and public deliberation.  We are all stakeholders.


HOW: Interested participants should read a short reading published by the National Issues Forum to review prior to the conversation.


Come have a slice of pizza and join your college community members for public deliberation on an issue we can all relate to.


Contact Jenna Gallion or Miha Wood for more information.


WHAT: Democracy Café - Informal round-table discussion based on social justice, political and civic engagement and current event topics.  Hosted and moderated by students.
November 14, 2pm: Ebola (Peace Studies Club)
November 21, 2pm: What's Your Stereotype? (PRIDE)
December 5, 2pm: Surprise/Hodgepodge


Democracy Wall - please stop by or send students to comment on the Democracy Wall, located in the humanities building.  The current question asks what it's like to be hungry or on food assistance, and for responses to the statistic that 1 out of 2 children in the United States will be on food assistance at some point in their childhood?