AMERICA, WE NEED TO TALK
Please join us this September to be part of the solution.
THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT AT RISK: First Amendment Rights: Where Are We?
Constitution Day Symposium and Webinar Series
September 23 & 24 2022
Are you worried about increasing polarization? Feeling like individual freedoms are at risk? Join FAV for this year’s Annual Symposium to celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. Can you get to Philadelphia? Join in-person. Livestream and virtual opportunities presented for our extended audience. Get updated on freedoms of speech, religion, the media, assembly and petition. Hear from and interact with diverse speakers framing First Amendment issues about women, veterans, immigrants, the media, faith leaders, and others.
Join live events (whether virtual or in person) to interact with speakers and better understand First Amendment freedoms and how to exercise them.
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Civics vs Politics
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Spot Fake News
Respond to Divisive Rhetoric
Address a Controversial Topic
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We now invite you to nominate someone who embodies Ed’s legacy. All nominees will receive honorary First Amendment Voice membership for a year.
Please provide a one-page write up on why your nominee exemplifies the qualities listed below. Strong nominees will have comments addressing all seven qualities.
- Relentless service to others
- Willingness to work across ideological boundaries for the common good
- Fearless advocate of the First Amendment principles
- Overcomes setbacks; strives on in the face of adversity
- Exhibits results-oriented strategic thinking
- Inspires others to give of time, talent or resources
- Consummate networking to connect organizations & people for community impact
- Restrictions: Past awardees, FAV board and staff, and self-nominations are not eligible. However, previous nominees who did not receive the Lowry Award are eligible.