Join us for the Fall 2012 Public Issues Forum, The Screen Revolution. We will be discussing the internet and access to information, privacy, censorship, and screen time. Where should we go from here? To register, call 231-1062 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for a public forum on....public forums! The Public Issues Forum has tremendous expertise on public discussions - present options, frame the issue, have moderated discussions and try to find some common ground.
The March event will look at four approaches to improving civil discourse:
Approach 1: Develop and Enforce Community Norms for Civic Discourse. We need to let each other know when we've crossed the line.
Approach 2: Educate for Citizenship. Successful citizenship requires skills that must be taught and nurtured.
Join us as we discuss three possible approaches to violent kids:Approach One: Kids Need a Nonviolent Popular Culture
Approach Two: Kids at Risk of Violence Need More Help
Approach Three: Kids Need More Moral Discipline
Join local experts, residents, students and professionals in a discussion of this hot topic. Each approach will be discussed, areas of concensus will be realized and conclusions will be recorded and sent to local government and educational agencies.
Play is children's hard work! Just ask any preschooler. Join Penn State researchers and practitioners from private and public school programs for a panel discussion exploring the benefits of a quality play-based preschool education.
The bad habit of deficit spending is more apparent than ever, and pressures on the federal budget will soon get worse. It is not enough to support deficit reduction in principle. The challenge is to see what changes most Americans are willing to accept as the best way out of a difficult situation.more info
Nearly three out of four Americans today worry that their income will not keep up with rising prices...These worries outstrip anxieties about losing a job, terrorist attacks, crime, and losing savings in the stock market.more info