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Civility Events

Fall 2022

All of the Civility Dialogues will be held in the Cross-Cultural Center (University Student Union 3400) unless noted otherwise. The Civility Café series will all be held virtually and require a CSUSM registration to participate.

September

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Civility Café | Building Belonging

Looking to find and build community at CSUSM?

Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 5:30pm-7:30pm | USU 3400

Register at: RSVP to Building Belonging
(Use CSUSM email to register.)

This workshop will unpack the importance of having a sense of belonging and discuss strategies to cultivate it as a college student. Feeling like you belong contributes to your overall well-being and academic success. This workshop is great for students who are looking to find and build community at CSUSM.

Workshops facilitated by Rachelle Martinez, Assistant Director of Student Engagement at the University of San Diego. Rachelle Martinez bio

October

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Civility Dialogues | Affordable Housing

Thursday, October 13, 2022 | 11:45am-1:00pm | Cross-Cultural Center (University Student Union 3400)

Register at: RSVP to Affordable Housing
(Use CSUSM email to register.)

Join the dialogue about the benefits and challenges of Affordable Housing in North County.   The facilitators include Jason Schreiber, Dean of Students; Shelby Rogers, Office of Service Learning and Civic Engagement; and Ernest Cisneros, ASI VP for Student and University Affairs.

Civility Dialogues are held monthly as a space to practice civil discourse while discussing current events and topics. Hosted by the Cross-Cultural Center, Dialogues complement the Civility Cafés where skills are developed and learned.


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Civility Café | Calm through Conflict

Conflict Resolution

Thursday, October 27, 2022 | 5:30pm-7:30pm

Register at: RSVP to Calm through Conflict
(Use CSUSM email to register.)

This workshop will go over strategies for addressing and resolving conflict in effective and healthy ways. While conflict can be challenging to face, employing the right strategies can make it easier to navigate. Join us to learn how to work toward finding resolution, whether that might be with a roommate, during a group project, or within a student organization. 

Workshops facilitated by Rachelle Martinez, Assistant Director of Student Engagement at the University of San Diego. Rachelle Martinez bio

November

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Civility Dialogues | The Post-Roe Landscape

Thursday, November 10, 2022 | 11:45am-1:00pm | Cross-Cultural Center (University Student Union 3400)

Register at: RSVP to Post-Roe Landscape
(Use CSUSM email to register.)

Dialogue Description: TBA

Civility Dialogues are held monthly as a space to practice civil discourse while discussing current events and topics. Hosted by the Cross-Cultural Center, Dialogues are a compliment to the Civility Cafés where skills are developed and learned.


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Civility Café | Operate at Your Best

Listening and Storytelling

Thursday, December 1, 2022 | 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Register at: RSVP to Operating at Your Best
(Use CSUSM email to register.)

This workshop will help you uncover your strengths through storytelling and engaged listening. What would it look like to use your past experiences to better understand the environment you need in order to thrive? This workshop will utilize the sharing of personal narratives to reveal collectively-generated themes that will deepen your self-awareness, which can positively affect your interactions with others.

Workshops facilitated by Rachelle Martinez, Assistant Director of Student Engagement at the University of San Diego. Rachel Martinez bio

Need a Special Accommodation?
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.