Completed. Local residents joined the Citizens4Community steering committee as Rob Karwath, national spokesperson for the Speak Your Peace initiative, shared how the SYP Civility Project has been adopted by dozens of communities throughout the nation. In 2003, the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation launched Speak Your Peace as a community-building initiative. It seeks to improve the level of civic discourse to strengthen communities and help them respond to challenges and opportunities. Rob shared stories of how other communities have adapted the SYP project to encourage respectful dialogue.
Approximately 110 residents from throughout Sisters Country attended to learn about the Speak Your Peace 9 guidelines for civil discourse.
There was no cost for this event.
Coffee was donated by Sisters Coffee Company and cookies were donated by Hop N Brew.