Speak Your Peace - Calendar

Programs Upon Request:

First Amendment Basics
This 60 minute presentation provides an overview of protected vs unprotected speech and guidelines on how to manage events that might involve a component of expressive speech.
Event Planning and Consulting
If you are planning a program or event which might involve protesting, counter protesting or any elements of expressive speech, you can request to meet with Kathy Adams Riester to review your event details to develop a plan for managing a successful event.

Please contact Kathy Adams Riester at kriester@email.arizona.edu or via phone at 520-626-0053 to schedule either of these programs.

Summer 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Constitutional Issues in Higher Education 2017
8:15 am - 4:00 pm
James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85721

This year’s symposium theme “Welcoming Speech” highlights the important role of colleges and universities to protect and promote free inquiry and expression as well as develop individuals who are intellectually and socially prepared for meaningful civic engagement and respectful dialogue.
For registration - click here.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Professional Practice Exchange - Hosted by AzCPA
8:15 am - 4:00 pm
James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85721

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Lee Bird

Spring 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017

The University of Arizona’s National Institute for Civil Discourse - Revive Civility Event
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
UA Mall

Talk will include how we can have civil conversations with others who we may disagree with – and discuss why it’s important to engage with diverse viewpoints as part of a healthy democracy. Students can sign the Citizen’s Pledge to show the Tucson community that UA students want to be at the forefront of this conversation and lead the effort to revive civility.
To sign the pledge electronically, access it here: http://nicd.arizona.edu/citizens-pledge

Fall 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

9:50 am - 12:00 pm
Nugent, Room 117 -
Streaming Live
RSVP: sevapriya@email.arizona.edu
Debate to Dialogue: Facilitating Discussions Around Controversial Issues (Stil Available online)
A discussion to talk specifically about our own campus will follow the episode.

Conversations on Privacy

6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fox Tucson Theater
17 W. Congress St.

With every click and swipe, we can access unimaginable amounts of information online. We also leave a trail of personal data, revealing secrets about our health, habits, beliefs, and plans. This fall, join the UA College of Social & Behavioral Sciences for a series of discussions with national experts who will explore the benefits and dangers of the digital age.
The conversations are free and open to the public but tickets are required - Eventbrite

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Media Exposé: Fame and Shame in the Digital Age

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Corporate Data Collection:  What Are We Willing To Give?

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Bodies & Health: Wearing Your Doctor on Your Wrist

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Government Surveillance: Finding the Right Balance for Democracy

Through Friday, November 4, 2016

Early Voting Site on the University of Arizona Campus
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ASUA Office, SUMC, 3rd floor, Room 325W

In conjunction with the Pima County Recorder's Office, ASUA will be hosting an early voting site on campus for registered Pima County voters.

Monday, November 7, 2016

First Amendment Monitor Training
3:00 pm
Nugent Building, Room 102

This training will enhance your knowledge and skills in the area of the First Amendment and Free Speech. Once trained you will be able to volunteer for events  such as Arizona Board of Regents Meetings, Tucson Festival of Books and various events on the UA Mall.  RSVP to attend at kriester@email.arizona.edu