April 11, 2019 @ 6 to 7:30 pm | Local Color | The Junction

Birds of a Feather:
Individuality & Identity Politics

April 16, 2019 @ 6PM | Dinner at the square | Miller Hall @ FSU

Respect + Rebellion:
The state of debate on campus

Monday, May 6 | 6:00 PM | St. John's Episcopal Church

Club of Honest Citizens:
How do we grow from here?
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Craftsmanship Quarterly: The Architecture of Trust

Throughout those battles, antidotes to our civic poisons have always run through the American bloodstream too. Americans have continually found ways to neutralize their discord and catalyze diversity, turning them into sources of strength.

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The Jefferson Dinner

Early legislators came to work “in the spirit of avowed misunderstanding, without the smallest wish to agree.” Jefferson’s solution? He invited diverse lawmakers to dinner and was widely credited with saving democracy. Maybe we can too?

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