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New Issue Guide - "How Should We Reduce Obesity in America?"

This 23-page issue guide, titled How Should We Reduce Obesity in America? is available to order as a downloadable pdf or as a hard copy. Accompanying materials include a moderator response form (free download), a post-forum questionnaire (free download), and a companion video that can be previewed and/or purchased to watch (stream) online or to download. The issue guide presents three options for deliberation.

The following is excerpted from the issue guide:

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From Peggy Sparks - A Two-Day Deliberative Pedagogy Workshop Held at Miles College, Fairfield, Alabama

A two-day Deliberative Pedagogy workshop was held September 21st and 22nd, 2016 at Miles College in Fairfield, Alabama. The workshop, titled Deliberative Pedagogy: Transforming Teaching and Learning...Elevating Student Achievement, featured interactive and dynamic processes aimed at increasing student engagement and improving content literacy skills.

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Fun, Engaging Videos about Issues and Civic Engagement - "We The Voters" project

The We The Voters project website contains issue and topic-specific short, fun videos; lessons plans (in partnership with PBS); advice about hosting an event or debate; and much more. The videos may be useful for classroom teachers and professors, but people of all ages will enjoy and learn from these dynamic, informative videos.

Watch this trailer about the We the Voters project and videos:

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From Gregg Kaufman - Sharing Forum Results with Participants

National Issues Forums (NIF) moderators have many ways of keeping in touch with the citizens who take part in their forums. Here is Gregg Kaufman's letter to North Florida citizens who attended St. John's Cathedral August, 2016 forum on The Political Fix: How Do We Get American Politics Back on Track?


Dear Fourm Friends,

Political Fix: How Do We Get American Politics Back on Track?

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