9/17/20 11:00AM Exercising Your First Amendment Rights: Engaging in Protest and Civil Disobedience

Thursday, September 17, 2020
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

In recognition and celebration of Constitution Day, Minnesota State Mankato's Kessel Peace Institution and the School of Communication present: Exercising your First Amendment Rights: Engaging in Protest and Civil Disobedience.
The event will also be live streamed at https://www.facebook.com/KesselPeaceInstitute/.
Schedule of Events:
  • 11:00am-12:15pm: “Mankato, MN: A History of Protest”
    • Keynote Speakers: Barb Carson (retired MSUM professor) and Mark Halvorsen (local activist and MSUM alum)
  • 12:30-2:00pm: “The Role of Protest and Civil Disobedience in the United States Today”
    • Panel Discussion: Panelists are local activists representing such groups as Indivisible, LGBTQ and mutual aid groups.
Note: Q & A will follow each presentation. Please feel free to “zoom-in” to one session, but we hope you will stay for both sessions.
Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact The Department of Communication Studies at 507-389-2213 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY) at least 1 day prior to the event. This document is available in alternative format to individuals with disabilities by calling the above numbers.

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