Convening Forums @ your library—Nuts and Bolts (archive - 5/2212)

This session in our civic engagement series covered the logistics and choices involved in planning to hold a forum—choosing the issue topic; setting the date; preparing the room and equipment; publicity; assigning moderators and recorders; participant registration; following up after the forum; and preparing issue-related resources for forum participants.

View the recorded presentation.



Nancy Kranich, Chair, ALA Center for Civic Life Advisory Committee; Patty Dineen, Public Engagement Consultant/Contributing Editor, National Issues Forums Institute Website; Carolyn Caywood, volunteer moderator, the Virginia Beach Public Library Forums, and Fellow, Hampton Roads Center for Civic Engagement; and Betsy McBride, designer and supporter of civic engagement projects for public agencies and other organizations




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