Short film & Issues Roundtable March 7
March 7, from 9-11 am at the Civitas office (map) we are hosting a special Issues Roundtable. The plan is to watch a short documentary (running no later than 60-90 minutes) and use it as a launching point for the morning’s conversation. We will let students choose between Honor Diaries…
January 31 Resources
Civitas was pleased to have Michael J. Voss from the Arch City Defenders & youth activist Rasheen Aldridge speak at our January 31, issues Roundtable. Both speakers provided a wealth of information and interesting things for our students to think about. We have compiled some interesting links/resources that were mentioned…
January 31 Issues Roundtable Sign Up
Saturday, January 31 is the next Issues Roundtable. We are pleased to announce that Michael Voss from the Arch City Defenders will be joining us as a guest speaker. He has a short presentation and will then take questions from students. The Arch City Defenders is a group that provides…
The Injustices of Poverty: Special event with guest speaker
*Special update!*Due to a conflict, our original speaker will not be able to attend. But we will have a speaker from the ACLU! Saturday, January 10, Civitas is most pleased to be hosting, The Injustices of Poverty: How the legal system hurts poor people. It is a special Issues Roundtable…
January 10 Issues Roundtable Sign-Up
January 10 is the first Issues Roundtable of 2015. The topic is The Injustices of Poverty: How the legal system hurts poor people. We will be joined by a special guest speaker from the Arch City Defenders. (Full details here) It will be held at the Civitas office from 9-11…
Photos from Dec. 12 & Dec. 13
Civitas hosted two events last weekend; a showing of the film Spanish Lake and an Issues Roundtable. Here are some photos from those events.
Dec. 12 Movie & Dec. 13 Issues Roundtable
Civitas is hosting a movie on December 12 at the Civitas office. (Map) The time will be from 6-9 pm. More details will be added shortly. The next Civitas Issues Roundtable will be Saturday, December 13. There will be a wide range of topics to talk about. Some of those…
Nov. 22 Issues Roundtable: Immigration & more
Saturday, November 22, we are hosting an Issues Roundtable. The even will be from 9-11 am at the Civitas office. (map) One of the main topics will be immigration policy, but there will be plenty of time to talk about whatever students like. Let us know that you’ll be there!
Photos from Media & Stereotypes Issues Roundtable
Here are some photos from the May 3, 2014 Issues Roundtable.
Sign up: May 3, Media vs Stereotypes Issues Roundtable
Join Civitas on May 3 for the next Issues Roundtable. The world is covered in advertisements. Do you feel like the people you see in such media blurbs are regular people? Silly question. Of course they’re not. They’re salespeople designed to sell you a product or idea. We’re going to…
Photos from Issues Roundtable: Current Events
Here are some pictures from the April 12 Issues Roundtable.
Photos from Issues Roundtable: Human Trafficking
Here are some photos from our April 5 Issues Roundtable on Human Trafficking. We’d like to thank our special guest speaker, Caroline Fish, for making the morning interesting and informative for our students.
Meet Caroline Fish, Special Guest Speaker on Human Trafficking
April 5 speaker on Human Trafficking, International Human Rights & Student Activism On March 3, 2014, Reginald Williams was convicted for the trafficking of two teenagers, including a 16-year-old from the Metro St. Louis area. Caroline Fish worked with the U.S. Department of Justice office here in St. Louis to…
Sign-up for April 5 Issues Roundtable on Human Trafficking
Saturday, April 5, Civitas will be hosting a special guest speaker to talk about human trafficking. It will be from 9-11 am. Sign up now! [contact-form-7 id=”826″ title=”April 5, Issues Roundtable with Guest Speaker”]