Braver Angels: Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark: Becoming a well-informed and active citizen 

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

6:30 PM - 8 PM

Laramie County Library Cottonwood Room

 

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Civics is the realm of rights and obligations of citizens in a society, it’s what allows each of us to be well-informed and active participants in our democracy.

 

Learn about different paths to civic engagement from a panel of experts on media, politics, non-profit organizations, communicating, legislating, rule-making, and protesting. Whether you're a knowledgeable civic enthusiast or new to the concept, bring your questions and leave with a personalized action plan catered to your unique strengths and personality traits!

 

  • Moderator: Amy Spieker, DrPH, Director, CRMC Community Health and Analysis, and Executive Director, Laramie County Community Partnership

  • Panelists:

    • Aidan D Cabrera, Charlie Thomas, Courtney Schwab, and Paige Mathews: South High School “We The People” Team Members 

    • Daniel Singh: Representative, Wyoming House District 61

    • Noah Jones: Student, UW College of Law

    • Brian Martin: Managing Editor, Wyoming Tribune Eagle

    • Jessica Fernandez-Medina: Chair, CHISPA of Cheyenne 

    • Rev. Hilton McClendon: Pastor, Allen Chapel African Methodist Church

    • JoLynn Paulsen: Content Creator, Arts Cheyenne

 

All attendees who register and attend the event will be entered for a chance to win a $50 gift card. Please register below:

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This Braver Angels event is sponsored by Wyoming Humanities and the Laramie County Library. It is brought to you by a collaboration of civic-minded organizations including the Cheyenne League of Women Voters, Better Together, Compassionate Cheyenne, and the Wyoming State Museum.

 

 

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Americans on opposite sides of the political spectrum don't only disagree on issues — they increasingly dislike one another.

 

This growing partisan animosity is the crisis of our time and threatens our nation.

 

Braver Angers exists to address this challenge.