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Date and Time: November 5th, 6 pm
Location: UMKC Student Union Theatre

Title: Engaging our 1st Amendment Rights Through Civil Discourse
Open to UMKC and Community
The goal of the panel is to discuss ways to be able to discuss

    • History, legacy, and description of 1st amendment and civil rights
    • Good practice in civil dialogue around difficult topics
    • Common issues around Civil Discourse and 1st Amendment Rights on College Campuses


State Representative Barbara Washington
State Representative Dan Stacy
Justice Gatson, ACLU Representative
Moderated by Steve Kraske


Diversity Advocates:

Date and Time:
November 12, 11:30-1pm
Location: Administrative Center- Plaza Room

Title: First Amendment, Title IX and Civil Rights at a Public University


    • Mikah Thompson, Associate Professor of Law
    • Sybil Wyatt, Dir. Of Affirmative Action and Title IX Coordinator
    • Edward Cantu, Associate Professor of Law


Faculty Diversity Dialogue:

Date: Dec. 5th, 2019
Location: Cherry Hall Room 105 (Volker campus);

Topic: Campus Free Speech and Civil Discourse in the Classroom


    • Sally Ellis-Fletcher, Associate Dean of Students for the School of Nursing and Health Studies
    • Rebecca Davis, Associate Teaching Professor of History
    • Mikah Thompson, Associate Professor of Law


Community Interactive Webinar:

Date and Time: Tuesday, December 10th 1-2:30pm
Community Viewing Student, Union 302

Title: 2020 Presidential Election: Prepare for Passionate Disagreement & Perceived Acts of Bias & Insensitivity on Campus