With the People - Upcoming Webinars and Events, October 9 and October 16, 2020

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October 9,  2:00-3:30 p.m. ET, Deliberative Dialogue Workshop:  A Deeper Dive to Prepare for Elections and Debates 

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities' (AASCU) The American Democracy Project will present a 90-minute workshop on Friday, October 9th from 2-3:30pm ET for faculty, staff, and students at higher education institutions. Join Betty Knighton, Lori Britt, Steven Koether, Katia Campbell, and Kara Lindaman to discuss civil discourse and deliberative dialogue, in the context of the ongoing Presidential Debates. Our experts will also explore the framework of intentionality and morality within deliberative dialogue, how robust civil discourse relates to student success outcomes, and provide examples of how to foster and inclusive campus environment. Register for this free workshop here

UPDATE: Click here to watch the recorded workshop.

October 16, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, With the People: A Conversation on Public Deliberation Practice

NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education is inviting people to participate in this webinar:

Engage in conversations that matter across differences through With the People, an initiative of the National Issues Forum Institute (NIFI) and a dynamic network of partners, in this session featuring Betty Knighton, President, NIFI, and Kara Lindaman, Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Winona State University.

Participants in this webinar will learn about the goals and objectives of the With the People Initiative. NASPA, in partnership with NIFI, will offer insight on the deliberative dialogue work NASPA has engaged in, alongside campus partners over the last 18 months in an effort to offer deliberation as an active community approach on campus to student affairs professionals. For more, including stories from the field, and to learn about the Initiative's partner organizations, check out the With the People page on the NIFI website. 

To register for the webinar:

  • Follow the "click here" link below
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  • Webinar attendees do not need to be affiliated or NASPA members to create an account and register to attend the webinar

Click here to register.