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May 2018

Civic Dialogue — Twin Cities Regional Gathering

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, + Google Map

Civic Dialogue -- Twin Cities Regional Gathering Date & Time: May 24, 2018, from 10 am-3 pm. Morning refreshments and time for conversation will be available starting at 9:30 am.    Location: Metropolitan State University Library Room 306. (Please note this is a different room than originally planned.) The campus address is 700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106, but that is not the specific address of the library. Please see this campus map for details.  Parking: Please park in the parking ramp marked on this map. We will provide parking vouchers so you can exit the lot free of charge. Meals: We'll provide light morning refreshments and a full lunch. With questions, please contact Sinda Nichols at sinda@mncampuscompact.org or 612-436-2080. In a context characterized by profound polarization, many of us are working to build, expand, and connect dialogue efforts as a means of fulfilling our institutions' civic missions. Toward that end, Minnesota Campus Compact is launching the Constitution Day Dialogue Initiative this September. Whether you intend…

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Civic Dialogue — Morris Gathering

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Civic Dialogue -- Morris Gathering Register here. In a context characterized by profound polarization, many of us are working to build, expand, and connect dialogue efforts as a means of fulfilling our institutions' civic missions. Toward that end, Minnesota Campus Compact is launching the Constitution Day Dialogue Initiative this September. Whether you intend to be involved in that particular initiative or simply want to add tools to your dialogue toolbox, please join us. This gathering will include: An overview of how to be involved in the 2018 Constitution Day Dialogue Initiative and how to access a mini-grant; A presentation on choosing from among the streams of dialogue and deliberation via Zoom with Tim Shaffer, editor of Deliberative Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning for Democratic Engagement; A train-the-trainer session on using Danielle Allen's Shared American Values exercise to ground civic dialogue; Space wrestle with questions and tension in dialogue work; and A deep-dive into Narrative4 with Dawn Duncan, Concordia College, Moorhead.  Campus teams or individual faculty, staff, and administrators…

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August 2018

Reading Partners Webinar

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom,

Register Here Are your students seeking an accessible, structured school-based engagement opportunity? Are you concerned about ensuring students' involvement has real, positive impact? Join Brooke Rivers, a Minnesota Campus Compact VISTA alum, for an informal conversation to learn about her work with Reading Partners, a literacy nonprofit, and to explore ways to potentially work together and demonstrate impact through this model. Reading Partners tutors work within a structured literacy curriculum under the support and coaching of on-site Reading Partners staff in 13 Twin Cities schools. This conversation will take place via Zoom and is open to Minnesota Campus Compact members and affiliates. With questions, please contact Sinda Nichols at sinda@mncampuscompact.org or 612-436-280.

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