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Speaking of Democracy

Speaking of Democracy - Fall 2017 Series

Sponsored by the American Democracy ProjectSpeaking of Democracy is a University Hour conversation series between students and alumni of Leadership North County about the health of our U.S. democracy.

Professor Ruoxi Li moderates Speaking of Democracy in Spring 2017.

Checks & Balances on Power

A conversation about the power balance of the three branches of U.S. government (judicial, legislative, and executive) and how this system is working for us today.

Tuesday, October 31 | 12-1pm | University Student Union Meeting Room A&B at CSUSM

REGISTER HERE FOR OCTOBER 31:

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Registration opens about two weeks prior to each conversation. Registration required to attend. Lunch will be provided.

Parking is provided for registered LNC alumni. Registrants will be emailed parking information.

Save the Date!

Does Your Vote Matter?
Cehcks and Balances on Power
Consensus and Deliberation

Thursday, October 5 |12-1pm |

USU Meeting Room A&B

A conversation about the value and impact of your vote: structurally (gerrymandering, the electoral college), procedurally, and emotionally.

Registration for October 5 has closed.

Tuesday, October 31 |12-1pm |

USU Meeting Room A&B

A conversation about the power balances of the three branches of U.S. government (judicial, legislative, and executive) and how this system is working for us today.

Registration Open

Thursday, November 9 |12-1pm |

USU Meeting Room A&B

A conversation about the critical role of "restraint and reciprocity" in a healthy democracy and distinctions between direct democracy, deliberative democracy, and consensus.

Registration Opens 10/26/17