Community policy forum

Join us for the 2009 Russell Forum Community Policy Institute:
“Convening, Moderating & Issue-Framing: Essential Tools for Engaged Citizens”
October 15-16, 2009
Russell Library, UGA Campus


On October 15-16, 2009, Russell Forum for Civic Life in Georgia (RFCLG), a civic engagement project of the Russell Library at UGA will host a community policy institute on convening, moderating, and framing public issues using a deliberative approach established by the National Issues Forums Institute. The topical focus of the program will be health care policy and social determinants of health and will include a screening of the wonderful documentary on health disparities, Unnatural Causes on Thursday evening. The cost for each day-long workshop is $25.00 or $50.00 for the 2-day institute. (Fees include lunches, breaks, and Thursday dinner.)

Full scholarships for students, active members of community non-profit groups, Athens Regional Library employees, and Georgia cooperative extension agents are available.

* Deadline to apply for a scholarship is September 15, 2009.

* Deadline to register is September 25, 2009.

* To learn more, visit www.libs.uga.edu/russell/rfclg/2009_overview.html

* To register or apply for a scholarship, visit www.libs.uga.edu/russell/rfclg/registration_and_scholarship_info.html

Russell Forum for Civic Life in Georgia is a civic engagement program of the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries

Please contact Jill Severn at 706-542-5766 or jsevern@uga.edu if you need more information or have questions.

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