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The Joint Committee on Free Speech Promotion and the Center for Transformative Justice invite you to watch the #SpeechMatters 2023 conference hosted by the National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement on Thursday, March 23, from 11am-3pm, Student Union 3110. Light refreshments provided.

  • 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


3310 Student Union

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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Student Union


For questions about this event or to request disability accommodations , contact Sara Olson at 608.785.8005 or


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