2008 National Conference » Events

Passing It Forward: Strategies for Connecting History and Contemporary Issues in Your Community

Erika Gee, Program Director, International Coalition of Historic Site Museums of Conscience

Topic: Passing It Forward
Date: Friday, July 4, 2008
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mineral Hall A, 3rd Floor

"Civic dialogue" is one potential approach for exchange on the issues our communities care about most. This session will provide and introduction and practical tools for facilitating dialogue among diverse publics about historical and contemporary issues that community members bring up. Drawing on models from the Sites of Conscience Coalition's international network, the workshop also addresses practical issues of implementing dialogue programs.