Wayne State University

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Established in 2007, The Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS) is a special initiative designed to focus the university’s problem-solving resources on an eclectic range of topics important to the campus community and beyond. FOCIS lectures and related events bring together the institution’s teaching, research and service missions to advance the frontiers of knowledge, promote informed debate and encourage responsible citizenship in an increasingly fast-paced, interconnected and complex world.


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EVENT CLOSED - CitizenDetroit Dinner & Dialogue - Detroit in the Trump Era
March 16 2017 at 5:00 PM
The Cathedral Church of St. Paul
THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY AND CAN NO LONGER ACCEPT NEW PARTICIPANTS. You are invited to join CitizenDetroit for a Dinner and Dialogue reflecting on the first 56 days of the new administration.  The session includes a panel discussion about: How President Trump is impacting American Democracy What citizens can do to protect democracy The impact of the Trump presidency on Detroit CitizenDetroit Co-Directors & Event Hosts: Dr. Irvin D. Reid and Sheila Cockrel PANELISTS Ron Fournier, Publisher and Editor, Crain's Detroit Business Stephen Henderson, Editorial and Opinion Page Editor, Detroit Free Press Alexis Wiley, Chief of Staff, City of Detroit The panel will be followed by a table activity for participants to review and discuss campaign promises and recent actions taken by the new president. Admission is free, but reservations are required.  Dinner starts at 5 p.m., program 6 p.m.  To attend, RSVP online or call 313-577-5550. Space is limited.  Reservations will close when capacity is reached. REGISTER TODAY! To learn more visit our website at www.citizendetroit.org and LIKE US on Facebook  
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