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Civic Leadership Dialogues 2019-2020

Last date was Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm (ET)
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We invite you to strengthen your civic leadership and interpersonal skills and join the Nashman Center at our Civic Leadership Dialogues!

Civic Leadership Dialogues consist of workshops, informational sessions, and casual dialogues on various topics including active citizenship, advocacy, leadership, diversity, equity, and other related topics. We focus on the overarching theme of inclusive excellence.

Three to four sessions will be offered each semester.


Active Citizenship

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

3pm-4pm in District House B114

Amy Cohen, Executive Director, Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service

What is your role in the community? What is citizenship? In this session students will discuss democracy, citizenship and leadership.  



Social Innovation: Storytelling 101

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

6pm-7:30pm in Gelman Library 702

Dania Castro, Program Manager, Service and Social Innovation

Storytelling is a powerful tool that spreads good ideas and inspires us to take action. Come learn how to create your story in a way that draws attention and engages the hearts and minds of your audience.



Media and News Literacy
Monday, November 18th, 2019
6:30pm-7:30pm Multicultural Student Services Center Room 201
Dr. Imani Cheers, Associate ProfessorSchool of Media and Public Affairs

Fake news, distraction politics, and viral videos. Join us as we discuss and breakdown tools to safely and productively engage with media.



To Hell With Good Intentions

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

6pm-7pm in District House B207

Dr. Wendy Wagner, Director, Community Engaged Scholarship

Is volunteerism a bad thing? Join us as we discuss Ivan Illich's address to the 1968 Conference on InterAmerican Student Projects, To Hell with Good Intentions.



Leadership for Social Change

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

3pm-4pm in District House B114

Dr. Wendy Wagner, Program Manager, Community-Engaged Scholarship

As part of King Week, we invite you to join us as we discuss the "7 C's" of leadership development for social change and how to apply them. 



Social Innovation: Relationship Building and Community Engagement

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

6pm-7pm in District House B114

Dania Castro, Program Manager, Service and Social Innovation

Learning, researching and empathizing with your community is an important process as an innovator. This session will allow attendees to discuss how Asset Based Community Development and Community Asset Mapping assists in the process of building mutually beneficial relationships with the community. Attendees will also discuss the key elements to building lasting relationships with team members, community partners and other stakeholders.



National Service (Canceled Due to University Closure)

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

7pm-8pm in District House B207

Charity Eddleman, Program Manager, School and Community Partnerships

Join us as we discuss what it means to serve and lead with your community through the lens of national service programs. 


Arts Based Advocacy (Canceled Due to University Closure)

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

7pm-8pm in District House B207

Aselin Lands, Director, ArtReachGW

Join us as we discuss how to lead and advocate for social change through art. 

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