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Civility Events

September

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Civility Dialogues: Politics & Immigration

September 6 • Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400) • 11:30AM-1:00PM

An exploration of political discourse around migrants and the impact of the rhetoric in our diverse communities. Examples include the suggestion of building a wall between the United States and Mexico and the temporary ban of Muslims - particularly refugees from the crises in the Middle East.


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Civility Café Series: Tips & Stategies for Engaging in Difficult Discussions

September 23 • University Student Union (2310-AB) • 3:00PM-5:00PM

We have the opportunity to engage in difficult conversation almost everyday. How do you discern if you should engage, how do you engage, and to what end? This 1st session is designed to help you explore and expand your willingness and your capacity to have these difficult discussion. Light refreshments will be provided. Due to space limitations, RSVP is required.


October

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Civility Dialogues: Politics & Identity

October 4 • Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400) • 11:30PM-1:00PM

A dialogue around the intersection of identity and politics with specific emphasis on how the #BlackLivesMatter movement has been perceived in the public arena by political leaders and society.


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Civility Café Series: Creating Change through Conversations

October 20 • University Student Union (2310-AB) • 5:30PM-7:30PM

Join your fellow CSUSM Cougars for this interactive session sponsored by the Civility Campaign. This skill based workshop will focus on providing a space for CSUSM students to learn about and practice how to engage in civil discourse with their peers on various topics. This workshop will allow students to understand how to practice civility in their academic, social, and professional lives. Light refreshments will be provided. Due to space limitations, RSVP is required.


November

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Civility Dialogues: Politics & Ballot Initiatives

November 1 • Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400) • 11:30AM-1:00PM

Participants will discuss select ballot initiatives in the coming November 2016 election in California.


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Civility Café Series: Navigating Controversy with Civility

November 21 • University Student Union (2310-AB) • 5:30PM-7:30PM

Join your fellow CSUSM Cougars for this interactive session sponsored by the Civility Campaign. This skill based workshop will focus on providing a space for CSUSM students to learn about and practice how to engage in civil discourse with their peers on various topics. This workshop will allow students to understand how to practice civility in their academic, social, and professional lives. Light refreshments will be provided. Due to space limitations, RSVP is required.


December

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Civility Dialogues: Politics & Religion

December 6 • Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400) • 11:30AM-1:00PM

An examination of the recent surge of religious freedom bills that legislators in various states have proposed and passed like the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana.


Individuals with disabilities who would like to attend any Civility Campaign event, please contact civility@csusm.edu or call 760.750.4958 regarding any special accommodation needs. It is requested that individuals requiring auxiliary aids, such as sign language interpreters and alternative format materials, notify the event sponsor at least seven working days in advance of the event. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.