A Dialogue for a New Moral Agenda
The Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies at George Washington University
*** May 23-24, 2005 *** Washington, DC ***
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10:00 a.m. - 10:25 a.m
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Amitai Etzioni, author of "The Spirit of Community"
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
The Basics: moral persuasion versus moral legislation;
finding a shared moral language
Dialogue Starters -- Christopher Beem, Linda Chavez, Glenn Smith
1:45 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
The Family, Schools, and Community:
initiating and furthering character education
Dialogue Starters -- Robert Cochran, Neil Gilbert
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Wade Horn, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families,
United States Department of Health and Human Services
Dialogue Starter -- Rev. Joan Brown Campbell,
former General Secretary of the National Council of Churches
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Moral Culture and the Media
Dialogue Starters -- Rev. Brenda Bartella Peterson, Amy Sullivan, Andrew Tyndall
Seating is limited and on a first come first served basis,
so arrive early if you wish to secure a spot.
“Mad Hot Ballroom”
-- a new Paramount film release --
Eleven-year-old New York City public school kids journey into the world of ballroom
dancing and reveal pieces of themselves and their world along the way.
Conference attendees only, please.
8:45 a.m. - 9:05 a.m
9:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Moral Evaluation of the 24/7 Society
Dialogue Starters -- Wayne Baker, Simone Campbell
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Jim Towey, Director of the White House Office
of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
11:35 a.m. – 1:05 p.m.
The Global Community: clash, coalitions, or dialogue?
Dialogue Starters -- Hassan Abbas, Douglas Johnston
2:35 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Beyond Relativism: are there self-evident truths?
Dialogue Starter -- Ron Thiemann
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