Content tagged with : Dialogue & Discourse

Discussing Gun Violence

The recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is a horrific tragedy that has become all too familiar to us all.  Previous incidents in Orlando, Charleston, Virginia Tech and, of course, Newtown continue to shape us as people and as a country. As a non-profit organization, Campus Compact must be non-partisan, but as an organization dedicated to educating citizens and building communities, we are not values-neutral.  Any loss of life in a school shooting is unacceptable and requires all of us to engage in deep reflection, dialogue with others, and action to create safer schools and…

Join Us for the CT Civic Ambassadors Summit

  Join us as Connecticut Civic Ambassadors share their stories, best practices, and civic innovations to create opportunities for civic action and participation in Connecticut. Learn about the importance of “civic health” and civic participation for our communities, state, and democracy. Find out how parents, high school and college students, and civic leaders are building a strong culture of civic participation in our state. Get a toolkit with resources that will help you become engaged and engage others in a variety of civic projects and opportunities. The event will take place Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 12 PM – 4:30 PM at the Hartford Public Library PRESENTERS Martha McCoy, Everyday Democracy The Hon. Denise Merrill, Secretary of the State of…