Monday, September 12, 2011

Colonial Williamsburg - Constitutional Conversations

 Constitutional Conversations

Constitutional Conversations is a non-partisan, community-based education project designed to send law students into the community to educate citizens about their civic rights and duties. The goal is to inspire students and adults, alike, to become active participants in the democratic process.


2011 Constitution Day Program

 "Why Civic Education is Essential

to a Healthy Democracy"  


Thursday, September 15 at 6:30 p.m.

Williamsburg Library Theater

515 Scotland Street


Speakers include: 

Dr. William E. (Bill) White, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 


Meg Heubeck, University of Virginia Center for Politics


Kelly Carmichael Booz, Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier


Julie Silverbrook, Constitutional Conversations Program, William & Mary Law School


Moderator: Dr. Beverly Thurston, Virginia Department of Education 


Beginning October 6, William and Mary law students will lead a series of eight monthly evening workshops covering various aspects of constitutional law and history. The instructional program will be divided into three workshops, one for each of the following groups: elementary school students, middle and high school students, and adults.


All workshops will be held at the

Williamsburg Library


For a complete program schedule, visit 


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