Connect the Dots: A National Student Conference

Connect the Dots: A National Student Conference on Embedding the Democratic Practices of Public Dialogue, Deliberation, Community Problem Solving and Action March 3-6, 2010, Point Clear, AL The conference goal is to provide a forum for students learning about how to embed democratic practices in their everyday work and lives. Students, faculty members, program administrators, practitioners, and community members are encouraged to attend! Sponsored by The David Mathews Center for Civic Life's Community-Based Research Program in the New College at the University of Alabama with Steering Committee members from Everyday Democracy, The Kettering Foundation, and The Democracy Imperative. Be sure to note the offer of a waived registration fee ($300) for any faculty or staff who register 4 or more students at the $150 rate each! More information on the skill-building workshops conducted by leading practitioners in the field, as well as a Call for Proposals, is available at http://mathewscenter.org/2010_student_conference/ CALL FOR PROPOSALS This call encourages all students, faculty members, and practitioners to submit proposals to guide concurrent learning exchanges and/or to present a poster at the Connect the Dots national student conference, March 3-6, 2010, Point Clear, Alabama. The deadline for proposal submissions has been extended to February 1st at midnight CST.