Community Dialogue on “Freedom and Our Founding: What do they mean for us today?"

Tuesday, March 22 from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
The Kane Forum, Edward R. Leahy, Jr. Hall, The University of Scranton

This community dialogue will involve facilitated small-group structured dialogues that allow participants to reflect on freedom and the founding and our role as citizens in a democracy. Participants will have a chance to consider brief excerpts from founding related readings, share their own experience and perspectives on issues that relate to freedom and equality today, listen to others’ views and engage in conversation. 

Come Ready To:

  • Talk about experiences, values, hopes, and concerns that shape your political beliefs
  • Learn to apply principles of dialogue to listen and build understanding


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Event sponsors:

  • The University of Scranton
  • The National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Black Scranton Project
  • Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department
  • Lackawanna County Immigrant Inclusion Committee
  • NeighborWorks of NEPA
  • Scranton Area Ministerium
  • Scranton Public Library
  • The Greater Scranton MLK Commission
  • The Lackawanna Historical Society
  • United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA
  • WVIA