Civic Activism: Combating Intolerance- Women's Democratic Club of MoCo, MD

  • Courtyard by Marriott 5520 Wisconsin Avenue Chevy Chase, MD, 20815 United States

Incivility and intolerance have become more prevalent throughout this last election cycle, both during the primaries and after the election itself. This has included damaging speech, racism, misogyny and anti-Semitism. People are protesting, signing petitions and calling their representatives.

Want to find out how to become more effective at civic activism? Learn about the forms of harmful speech, including hate speech and “dangerous speech”—which increases the risk of violence. Hear about successful methods to diminish harmful speech and its effects without impinging on freedom of expression--offline, online and through social media.

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