SCRC Hosts ?Telling the Story of Democracy? National Conference in October
The Study Circles Resource Center (SCRC) is organizing their ?Telling the Story of Democracy,? 2005 national conference on Oct. 7-8 in Northbrook, Ill. (a Chicago suburb). The conference offers the opportunity to meet study circle organizers, public officials, funders, and researchers who are committed to strengthening the role of public engagement in democracy. Workshops include topics such as effective strategies for organizing and sustaining study circle programs, innovations in applications of study circles, study circle results, tough public issues addressed in study circles, and other leading civic processes that work for community change. Conference space is limited; register online at www.studycircles.org by Sept. 7 to receive an early bird discount.