2012: Wrap Up
Congratulations to the 35 participants in the 2012 LWVWA
Civility in Our Democracy Program who completed our 4-hour Introductory
Workshop, held in Spokane, or our 6-month, 10-hour Moderator Training program.
21 (Spokane) Intro Workshop
14 Moderator Training
35 Total 2012 program
The 6-month Moderator Program launched in July 2012 and included:
- July 21 Kick Off Workshop in Seattle, WA (see details below)
- August Webinar
- September & October Practicum
- November Closing Session
Workshop (held on July 21 in Seattle):
how and why conflict occurs between people and groups, how it
escalates, and how to manage it during tense discussions. Join citizens
and civic leaders across Washington who commit to using civil
approaches to participating in the 2012-2013 elections. This 6-hour
workshop is a fast-paced, skills-building session for League members,
civic leaders and community partners and includes discussion about real
issues. This program is open to League members and community guests.
Please contact the state office if you're interested in joining us.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
JOIN League Forum Moderators,
seasoned and new, for a 6-month Moderator
Training program highlighting skills for moderating
discussions on contentious public issues and making sense of 21st century campaign and
election tools. The program is open to League members and
- Increase self-awareness and knowledge of conflict
escalation - your own and others.
- Explore best-practices for moderating discussion
of contentious public issues through readings, case
studies, videos, and role plays.
- Examine 21st century campaign and election tools
with a critical mindset.
- Practice and apply skills in
a variety of group settings.
- Commit to participate in: one full day and one half-day training
session, a webinar, volunteer practicum, and
Be part of a growing network of community
leaders equally committed to less rhetoric and more
meaningful discussion about the tough public policy