FREE, Three-part Webinar Series about "Naming and Framing Public Issues"

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(The following announcement is from the American Library Association Center for Civic Life, and the David Mathews Center for Civic Life.)

Does your community have a problem that looks like this?

Join us to learn how you can help overcome deadlock and lead change in your community.

Session 1: “Beyond Deadlock: A Better Way to Talk about Difficult Issues”

Tuesday, October 14, 4 – 5 p.m. EDT / 3 – 4 p.m. CDT / 1 – 2 p.m. PDT

  • Learn to help people work together to talk about public issues and make choices.
  • Uncover the deeper concerns of our communities.
  • Register for Session 1 at

Session 2: “Tools for Naming and Framing Public Issues”

Wednesday, December 3, 4 – 5 p.m. EDT / 3 – 4 p.m. CDT / 1 – 2 p.m. PDT

  • Learn the steps and processes for leading a “naming and framing” effort.
  • Apply tools that help people weigh options for moving forward together
  • Register for Session 1 at

Session 3: Check-in (date TBD)

  • Share experiences with fellow participants in a follow-up webinar or conference call.

Registration is free, but space is limited. Participation in all three sessions is encouraged.

Questions? Contact Nancy Kranich,