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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CitizenDetroit General Election City Council Candidate Forum
September 29 2016 at 5:00 PM
The Cathedral Church of St. Paul
Join CitizenDetroit for a Dinner and Dialogue about the City Council at large seat on the November 2016 ballot.  Candidates have been invited to introduce themselves and address two priority issues identified in our CitizenDetroit sessions. You will have the chance to: Learn more about the responsibilities of the city council Judge for yourself which candidates reflect your vales and priorities Admission is free, but reservations are required.  Space is limited. To attend, RSVP online or call 313-577-5550.Get informed!  Be engaged! VOTE November 8.Your voice is critical in this general election! 
CitizenDetroit General Election School Board Candidate Forum
October 20 2016 at 5:00 PM
The Cathedral Church of St. Paul
Event information and RSVP details forthcoming.
CitizenDetroit Dinner and Dialogue (CBA Ordinance)
October 27 2016 at 5:00 PM
The Cathedral Church of St. Paul
Event information and RSVP details forthcoming.
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