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NIC hosts conference Thursday on civility in democracy

Cornell Clayton (Washington State University)
Cornell Clayton (Washington State University)

Civility in public dialogue is the subject of a free conference Thursday at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene.

Cornell Clayton, director of the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington State University, will give the keynote talk at the conference, “Returning Civility to America’s Democracy: The Promotion of Civil Dialogue.”

The conference also will include 20 presentations by interfaith and religious leaders, current and former office holders and political activists, and representatives of the news media.

It begins at 9 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m., with a break at noon for lunch, in Boswell Hall at the Schuler Performing Arts Center.

The conference is sponsored by the NIC Office of Student Services, NIC Diversity Council, Associated students of NIC and the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations.

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