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.

Fall 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The Haury Conversations on Campus Free Speech
5:30 pm Student Union Memorial Center

Panelists include prominent voices on the topic of free speech: Sigal Ben-Porath, author of “Free Speech on Campus”; Noam Chomsky, an outspoken advocate for free speech; and Nadine Strossen, lawyer and former president of the American Civil Liberties Union. The panel will be moderated by famed First Amendment attorney, Bob Corn-Revere. Trevor Timm, the co-founder and executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, will also speak.

The Dean of Students Office is excited to be one of the co-sponsors for this event.

Free tickets are available: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-haury-conversation-campus-free-speech-tickets-48858639506

Website for more information https://chomsky.arizona.edu/

September 17-21, 2018

U.S. Constitution Week
Join the Dean of Students Office in commemorating the 231st Anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution.  The Dean of Students Office will celebrate this event by distributing free pocket-sized copies of the U.S. Constitution and we will offer several events focused on the First Amendment of the Constitution.

First Amendment Monitor Training

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Nugent Building, Room 102

Friday, September 21, 2018
Nugent Building, Room 102

The Dean of Students Office is training faculty, staff and students to assist with monitoring events that include expressive activity to ensure that people’s First Amendment rights are upheld and that events are safe and successful. Training will take place in the Dean of Students Office which is in the Nugent Building.

Please RSVP to Kathy Adams Riester at kriester@email.arizona.edu if you are interested in attending.