The Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning promotes a series of workshops and seminars geared towards gaining better insight into civic engagement. The workshops and seminars are usually interactive in nature, thereby engaging participants in vivid discussions about the this topic.
Civic Film: Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Join us for a free showing of the documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor?! The film looks at the legacy of Fred Rogers and his long-running, children's television show, Mr. Roger's Neighborhood.
The showing takes place at 7 p.m. on February 26 at the Normal Theater.
Following the screening, a panel of faculty members from the Department of Psychology will discuss themes of empathy within the film and answer broader questions of empathy within society.
Civic Film: Thirsty Land
Join us for a free showing of the documentary Thirsty Land! This documentary discusses extreme drought, agriculture, and the water crisis in the Western United States and how these challenges impact farmers, communities, and the environment.
The showing takes place at 7 p.m. on March 25 at the Normal Theater.
Producer/director Conrad Weaver will onsite and will speak following the film.
The screening is cosponsored by the Center for a Sustainable Water Future, the American Democracy Project, and the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning.