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Bates College D4D on the Road Workshop

Project Pericles, Inc.

Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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Debating for Democracy (D4D)  is a distinctive campus-based co-curricular program that represents the mission of Project Pericles in action. D4D on the Road is a six-hour training workshop designed to provide novice and seasoned political activists with the tools and tactics they need to get their message across to elected officials and the media. During the past three academic years, over 1,250 students, faculty, administrators, alumni, parents, and community leaders from Periclean colleges and universities participated in a D4D on the Road workshop.

The 2011-2012 D4D on the Road workshops will be led by the Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL). CPL is a national nonpartisan training institute based in Washington, D.C. that has trained over 5,000 diverse leaders. 

Students, faculty, administrators, alumni, and community leaders will participate in an interactive workshop that will help themlearn concrete tools for successful organizing and advocacy, including values-based messaging, analyzing root causes, identifying targets and tactics, and strategic planning. Participants will identify new strategies for making change on a particular issue or cause, practice developing and delivering an effective advocacy message, and build relationships to support and sustain their work.

The workshop is co-sponsored by Project Pericles and is funded by The Henry Luce Foundation.

Have questions about Bates College D4D on the Road Workshop? Contact Project Pericles, Inc.

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Bates College
Muskie Archives, Room 201
70 Campus Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240

Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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Project Pericles, Inc.

Project Pericles is a vibrant consortium of colleges and universities that promotes civic engagement within higher education.Building on the innovative vision of Eugene M. Lang, Project Pericles works in the classroom, on the campus, and in the community.The national office of Project Pericles collaborates with Periclean colleges and universities to encourage faculty to incorporate civic engagement and social responsibility into the curriculum, and to empower students as effective advocates and leaders. Our research projects and publications foster greater awareness within higher education about the value and importance of civic engagement.

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