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Civility Café Series: Creating Change Through Difficult Conversation

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

Now more than ever, it is important that we all build our capacity to hold different ideas, perspectives and feelings. Creating change through conversation starts with you. In this workshop we will discuss how to approach difficult conversations from the “inside-out,” and you will be given the opportunity to begin practicing how to effectively have those conversations.Due to space limitations, RSVP is required.


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Civility Dialogues: Education & Free Speech

October 3rd • Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400) • 11:45AM-1:00PM

Join us in exploring the conversation regarding what role free speech plays on college campuses. 

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Civility Café Series: Online Civil Civic Discourse - Don’t be a Bully or a Troll

October 19th • University Student Union (2310-AB) • 5:30PM-7:30PM

Social media has become one of our primary sources for news, information and dialogue. Through this highly engaging workshop, participants will be asked to examine and share their experience with social media and develop a personal strategy to positively engage with civility. Due to space limitations, RSVP is required.


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Civility Café Series: The Practice of Coalition and Community Building

November 2nd • University Student Union (2310-AB) • 5:30PM-7:30PM

Building mutually beneficial and equitable coalitions are central to building community. Participants in this workshop will explore and practice the knowledge and skills necessary to build community in order to achieve social change. Due to space limitations, RSVP is required.

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Civility Dialogues: Education & Affirmative Action

November 7th • 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 Dialogues: Education & Rising Costs

December 5th • Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400) • 11:45AM-1:00PM

Education costs continue to rise leaving several students to acquire extensive amounts of debt. How do these rising costs effect students?

Individuals with disabilities who would like to attend any Civility Campaign event, please contact 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.