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This workshop has two parts. Part I will take place on February 5th. Part II will take place on February 26th. Participation in both sessions is required for the training certificate from Washington University and the League of Women Voters.
Due to the inclement weather on Feb. 5, a make-up for Session I will be held on the morning of Feb. 26th, followed by a light lunch at 11:30 for all participants. Session III will begin at 12:15 on February 26th and conclude at 3:00pm.
Civil Discussions Workshop Content
centers around skills-building for participation in thoughtful, civil conversations in private and small group settings. Examining the topic of Immigration
, participants will develop questions, both value-driven and fact-driven, which will help to clarify the issue.
Registration and a continental breakfast will be available at 9:00 in the workshop rooms adjacent to the Student Center.
will provide participants with the answers to their earlier developed questions, provided by experts in Immigration
from the St. Louis area. Groups will then use this information to explore possible strategies for policies concerning Immigration.
A light lunch will be provided during a break in the morning session.
Professor C.J. Larkin, a senior lecturer in Washington University's School of Law, will be the moderator of the workshops. Professor Larkin has extensive experience in mediation, among others facilitating the sessions in Kirkwood following the shootings that took place before and during the City Council meeting in February of 2008.
Assisting Prof. Larkin will be advanced mediation law students from Washington University.
The Immigration experts will be:
Kim Murray - Managing attorney of the Eastern Missouri Immigration Law Project (LSEM) and
Rebecca Feldman - Staff attorney for the Immigration Law Project at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.
The workshops are being hosted by the St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. Parking is in sections D and E on the south side of the building in the Student Parking Lots
There is an entrance on the east side of building E which is on the same floor as the workshop. This is also the handicapped entrance.
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The total cost for both sessions of the workshop is $40. This will cover the materials and the food. A continental breakfast will be available at 9:00am before Session I, and a light lunch will be served around 11:00am during Session II.
Continuing Education Credits
Individuals interested in earning a C.E.U for their participation, should contact the League office, 314.961.6869, with that request. Professor Larkin will be the instructor of record.
There will be a message on the League office phone if the workshop has been cancelled due to bad weather. Please call 314.961.6869.