The City of Scottsdale's Human Relations Commission and the Scottsdale Public Library System are proud to present Civil Dialogue Series to encourage discussion regarding issues of diversity. Why? It supports the commission's mission of "Creating Communication Networks to Promote Diversity and Move Towards the Elimination of Discrimination and Prejudice."
Sessions are Free and will be held at the following location at the specified time.
Civic Center Library Auditorium Time: 6:00 PM
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd
To request reasonable disability accommodations, call the Office of Diversity at (480) 312-2727 or (480) 312-7738 at least 48 hours in advance.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Thank you. We look forward to seeing you there!
Or you may also call: (480) 312-2727 or (480) 312-7738
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OCTOBER 15, 2012
Listen Up: A Community Conversation on Civility
National and local leaders on civility will engage in a spirited conversation on civil discourse. Joining us for an evening of open conversation and active listening will be:
President, National Institute for Civil Discourse
Scottsdale Community Editor, Arizona Republic
Dr. Matthew Whitaker
Arizona Humanities Council Project Civil Discourse
Regional expert on civil rights and communications
Moderated by: Cynthia S. Wenstrom
Chairman, Principles for Civil Dialogue Initiative
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
Civil Dialogue: The Need for Conversation
Don Logan is a nationally recognized diversity advocate and author. Mr. Logan, the former City of Scottsdale director of Diversity and Dialogue, will share his experiences in the evolution of diversity in Scottsdale and his book, "Targeted Delivery - Destination: Scottsdale, Arizona", which is based on the 2004 Scottsdale bombing incident which nearly took his life.
MAY 8, 2013
Coming to America: Understanding the Refugee Experience
Refugees living in Scottsdale from various countries will join the community for an eye-opening conversation to discuss the challenges refugees face that include finding housing, jobs, coping with language barriers, and obtaining education and job training for themselves and their families.