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FSM Cafe Event: Free Speech, Civility, and Democratic Engagement

Saturday, March 10, 2018 • 10:00am–1:00pm Add to Calendar

Location

Free Speech Movement Cafe, Moffit Library

Description

“CAN’T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG?” — Breaching ideological echo chambers and the role of civility. A unique opportunity for students and the Cal community to engage in small group discussions with members of the Class of ’68.

This event is free, open to the public, and all are invited to participate. Sponsored by the University Library’s Free Speech Movement (FSM) Café
Programs Committee. For more information: contact fsmprograms@lists.berkeley.edu.

10:00 AM: Breakfast — alumni and students gather
10:25 AM: Welcome and introductions
10:40AM: CENTER ON CIVILITY AND DEMOCRATIC ENGAGEMENT

  •  Goldman School of Public Policy, Dean Henry Brady
  •  Mission and activities of the Center, Dan Lindheim ’68, faculty director; Larry Rosenthal, program director

11:30 AM: STUDENT AND ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT

  • Small Group Discussion: Breaching ideological echo chambers and the role of civility

12:20PM: CENTER SPONSORED STUDENTS IN ACTION

  • Undergraduate student Viviana Morales ’18, UCDC internship
  • Goldman School of Public Policy graduate student Rawan Elhalaby, Advanced Policy Analysis Project

12:50PM: Class of ’68 50th reunion and Class of ’18 involvement, Wrap-up
1:00PM Adjourn

The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations,
please contact us prior to the event: fsmprograms@lists.berkeley.edu, 510-768-7618.

Link to poster: https://imgur.com/a/fYv7X