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Celebrate Constitution Week with a National Issues Forum

As Americans commemorate the adoption of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, the National Issues Forums Institute is connecting with a wide range of partners to promote opportunities for deliberative forums on campuses and in communities on issues with close ties to the study of the Constitution.  This ongoing initiative known as With the People will encourage deliberative forums around the country during Constitution Week from September 16 to September 22. 

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Online National Issues Forums (NIF) Workshop at Summer Learning Springboard of National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD)

With national, statewide, and local elections taking place in November, an examination of encouraging and safeguarding voting is both timely and relevant in communities across the country.  Join the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) for an online workshop to explore the fundamental practices of convening and moderating community and campus discussions on this critically important issue.

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An Online Introduction to Historic Decisions Issue Guides - View the recording and shared resources

On June 14, 2022, the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) hosted an online introduction to creating and using historic decisions issue guides. The online exchange featured insights and experiences of educators across the country who have participated in cooperative research projects with the Kettering Foundation over the past seven years.

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