Convening Forums @ your library: A Four-Part Series

Public deliberation is a process used to engage contentious, difficult issues from diverse perspectives. This four-part series discusses deliberative conversations that public, academic, and school libraries are convening and how these discussions are repositioning libraries in their communities.

Convening Forums @ your library: Getting Started (Part 1) -- Recorded Feb. 28, 2012. View the recorded presentation

Moderating Forums @ your library: Nuts and Bolts (Part 2) --  Recorded March 27, 2012. View the recorded presentation

Moderating Forums @ your library: Step by Step (Part 3) -- Recorded April 24, 2012 View the recorded presentation

Convening Forums @ your library: Nuts and Bolts (Part 4) -- Recorded May 22, 2012. View the recorded presentation

(For more information on this topic, also see "Naming and Framing Public Issues" from 2014.)

Speakers

Nancy Kranich, Chair, ALA Center for Civic Life Advisory Committee; Patty Dineen, Public Engagement Consultant/Contributing Editor, National Issues Forums Institute Website; and Carolyn Caywood, Convener, Virginia Beach Public Library Forums, and Fellow of the Hampton Roads Center for Civic Engagement

Fee

Free

Contact

ALA Public Programs Office (312.280.5045 / publicprograms@ala.org