Say It Loud: How to Be Heard When Everyone Else Is Screaming
Adults are invited to a series of programs designed to promote civic advocacy during the series, "Say It Loud: How to Be Heard When Everyone Else Is Screaming," to be held in October and November at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street.
Each program will focus on a different aspect of civic involvement and understanding the political and media landscape. Programs in this series include:
Understanding the Constitution
Tuesday, October 24 from 6 — 7:30 p.m.
Learn how the framing documents of our country still define current policy and affect legislation regarding important issues. This program is presented by professor Sheila Kennedy. This program, presented in partnership with the ACLU of Indiana, will be held in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room on the 6th floor.
Spirit and Place Power Festival:
The More You (F)Actually Know — Media Literacy and Why It Matters
Monday, November 6, 2017 from 6 — 7:30 p.m.
As part of the 2017 Spirit and Place Festival, adults are invited to develop the skills needed to navigate today’s media landscape to best leverage political power and learn about news ethics in story selection. This program will be presented by local media experts Lynn Sygiel, Charitable Advisors Editor; Amber Stearns, NUVO Editor; and Matt Shafer Powell, WFYI Chief Content Officer. This program is presented in partnership with WFYI, Hoosier Press Association, Society of Professional Journalists, and the League of Women Voters. Walk-ins are welcome.
However, RSVP's are requested by visiting spiritandplace.org.
This program will be held in Central Library's Riley Room.
This series is presented in partnership with Spirit & Place, ACLU of Indiana, WFYI, Hoosier State Press Association, League of Women Voters, Society of Professional Journalists, Women4Change Indiana, and the Indiana Fair Housing Association.
For more information about these or other free Library programs, call 317-275-4099, follow the Library on Facebook or Twitter.