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February

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Civility Dialogues: Politics & Poverty

February 7 • Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400) • 11:45AM-1:00PM

A discussion about the increased discontent by many Americans who feel left out of the recovering economy. This dialogue provides an opportunity to discuss what causes poverty, address some of the stereotypes of poor families, and propose solutions to overcome the widening income gap between the wealthy and poor.


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Civility Café Series: Building a Practice of Empathy

February 16 • 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.


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Defamation: The Play

February 17 • Arts 111 • 6:00PM-9:00PM

DEFAMATION is a nationally acclaimed, riveting courtroom drama that explores the highly charged issues of race, religion, gender, class, and the law with a twist: the audience is the jury. Don't miss this opportunity to engage in civil discourse about the most pressing issues of our day. RSVP today.


March

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Civility Dialogues: Politics & Gender Identity

March 7 • Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400) • 11:45AM-1:00PM

The rise of transgender bathroom bills introduced as well as adoption into law by states like North Carolina's House Bill 2 (HB2) has stirred debate about the use of bathrooms and gender identity.


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Civility Café Series: The Practice of Coalition and Community Building (RESCHEDULED)

TBD • 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.


April

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Civility Dialogues: Politics & Education

April 4 • Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400) • 11:45AM-1:00PM

An examination of policies that make education accessible and affordable for students. What reforms will help marginalized populations?


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Civility Café Series: Human Centered Design for Social Change

April 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.


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Civility Celebration

April 26 • University Student Union Ballroom (2300-AC) • 5:00PM-7:00PM

Save the date and join the campus community in celebrating Civility Champions and reflecting on the past years accomplishments. More details forthcoming.


Individuals with disabilities who would like to attend any Civility Campaign event, please contact civility@csusm.edu or call 760.750.4935 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.