Voice, Activism and Democracy

Voice, Activism and Democracy

January 10, 2018

Keynote Speaker

Lawrence Frey

Takin’ it to the Streets & the Seats: Communication Activism Research & Teaching for Social Justice

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 • 6:00pm • School of Education Building • Room 114
ASL Interpreter provided • Reception following event • Free parking available in Oakland Parking Deck


Schedule

Thursday, March 30, 2017 – Curry Auditorium

  • 9:30am – 10:45 am – Activism and Scholarship: Bringing Community Activism to Students
    • Lori Britt • Deliberative Democracy: Shaping Spaces That Give Citizens Voice in Public-Problem-Solving
    • Billie Murray • Crossing Lines: Navigating the Perils and Promises of Activist-Scholarship & Allyship
    • Armond Towns • What’s this “Social Media” in Social Media Activism? Articulating Media & Antiracist Activism
  • 11:00am – 12:15pm – Women in Greensboro: Communicating for Social Change
    • Valerie Warren • Community Activist & Community Engagement Director for Greensboro Participatory Budgeting
    • Mo Kessler • Community Activist & Renaissance Community Coop Board Member
    • Casey Thomas • Community Activist & Renaissance Community Coop Board Member
  • 2:00pm – 3:15pm – Student Speakout
    • Led by Billie Murray

Disability accommodations for March 30th available upon request – contact Sonia Martin at slmartin@uncg.edu by March 20th


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