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Watch Trailer for the Video - "Climate Change: How Should We Meet the Challenges of a Warming Planet?"

Now, you can watch a trailer to the 9-minute video titled Climate Choices: How Should We Meet the Challenges of a Warming Planet, and you can purchase the full video to stream or download anytime you'd like to. This video gives an overview of the material presented in the issue guide of the same title.

The following is the description of the video posted on the Kettering Foundation Vimeo channel:

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The David Mathews Center for Civic Life Announces Launch of "What's Next Alabama?" Statewide Forums Project

The David Mathews Center for Civic Life, based in Montevallo, Alabama, has announced that it is launching a statewide public deliberative forums project called What's Next Alabama? The following description appeared in the June 7, 2016 newsletter from the David Mathews Center (DMC). For more information about this project or other DMC projects: contact by phone at 205-655-9005 or by email at

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Verna DeWees Represents National Issues Forums at 15th Annual Seniors EXPO 2016, Texas

On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016, Verna DeWees represented the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) at the 15th Annual Seniors Expo 2016, Brazos County, at the Brazos County EXPO Complex in Bryan, Texas. DeWees was serving as an NIFI Ambassador to help provide information about NIFI issues materials and promote the convening of deliberative public forums.

DeWees organized and manned a vendor booth displaying NIFI and Kettering Foundation materials and brochures, and sign-up lists for an NIFI forum that she was convening.

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