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#SpeechMatters23 Watch Party

UofCA National Center for Free Speech & Civic Engagement

The Joint Committee on Free Speech Promotion and the Center for Transformative Justice invite you to watch the #SpeechMatters23 conference. 

Conference website, schedule, and presentation abstracts can be found on the National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement website

Schedule at a Glance:

11am - Opening Remarks

11:15am - Is Social Media Helping or Harming Democracy?

12:15pm - Lightning Talk: What's on the Docket?

12:30pm - Are Attacks on Academic Freedom a Threat to Democracy?

1:10pm - Armchair Discussion: Democracy Demands Dialogue

1:40pm - Purpose of the Press: The Role of Student Media in Navigating Campus Speech Challenges

2:15pm - Lightning Talk: Looking Ahead

2:25pm - Closing Remarks


  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 23


3110 Student Union

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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Student Union


For questions about this event or to request disability accommodations , contact Tara Nelson at 608.785.5093 or


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