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POLITICAL TOLERANCE in a Time of Intolerance

NSCC Forums on Tolerance Support a Learning Environment

NSCC Forums teach tolerance, embrace diversity and support a learning environment.

NSCC Forums on Tolerance initiate educational challenges to students and members of the community to learn more about one another, bring about empathy and understanding toward other people, and to make a difference in ourselves, our neighborhoods, and our world. Since 1996, NSCC Forums have explored social injustice and its effects on the modern world and our own communities through topics ranging from the Holocaust to immigration and civil rights.

Join us for the 37th Forum on Tolerance October 27th and October 28th:

POLITICAL TOLERANCE in a Time of Intolerance

A Two-Day, Two-Campus Event
FREE and open to the public. Both events will feature resource tables. Refreshments will be served.

With the divisive nature of the coming presidential election, and the civil unrest happening in this country,
How do we get along and work with those who hold political beliefs different than our own? How can we celebrate our commonalities and see ourselves as one nation?

Thursday, October 27, 2016
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Lynn Campus Gymnasium
Directions to Lynn Campus

Keynote Speaker:
NSCC President Emeritus, Wayne Burton.

Panel 1: Beyond Political Correctness: Finding Common Ground in Social Justice & Community Building
Prof. yusef Hayes and Prof. Troy Smith

Speaker: Building Trust in Law Enforcement
Sheriff Frank Cousins

Panel 2: Student Perspectives from the “Presidential Election Teach-In”

Friday, October 28, 2016
10:30am - 12:30pm
Danvers Campus DS119
Directions to Danvers Campus

Panel: How Can Americans Create a New Language of Political Tolerance?
Dr. Lawrence Davis, Dr. Kara Kaufman, Estelle Rand (Beverly MA Ward 2 Representative) and NSCC Students.

This panel will be broken into two parts to allow for the 10:30 – 11:20 and 11:30 – 12:20 class meeting times.

For more information: Dr. Laurie Carlson: (508) 847-6972 or lcarlson@northshore.edu

NSCC has presented 35 Forums of Tolerance since 1996.

Thinking Outside the Gender Box: Insights Into Being Transgender (2016)

Incarceration, Time Served, Now What? (2015)

Homelessness is a Social Justice Issue (2014)

Hope, Peace, Reconciliation and Love: The Messages of Tolerance by Marc Chagall in his Art and Literature (2013)

Many Faiths-One Family: A Celebration of Harmony and Humanity (2012)

Weaving Autism into Our Social Fabric (2011)

Bullying: See It For What It Is (2011)

Tolerance in a Time of Intolerance (2010)

Aging in America: Everybody's Doing It (2010)

Hope: Getting through the Hard Times (2009)

Opening the Door: What Does Gay Look Like? (2009)

Immigration Rights & Human Rights (2008)

A Focus on Africa (2008)

Exploring the Muslim World (2007)

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