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Town Hall: The Role of Free Speech and Creative Expression in Democracy

For Freedoms Town Halls are intended to drive civic engagement and dynamic dialogue through artful acts. In this meeting, works of art will be displayed with the intent of catalyzing discussion about freedom of speech. Can an exploration of creative expression bring us closer to our collective values? A forum for inclusive public conversation, this unique town hall will bring citizens together with contemporary artists, designers, and policy makers, welcoming many and diverse points of view.

Festival: 2018

Audio/Video: Values

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The Rev. Adam Hamilton, who ministers to nearly 20,000 Methodists in and around Kansas City, is determined to mollify... See more
Simon Sinek believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as “a visionary thinker with a... See more
Hate groups and hate-fueled incidents are spiking in America. The Southern Poverty Law Center, through aggregating... See more
Beneath the tumble of day-to-day politics — the anger and crude attacks, the polarization and zero-sum thinking — vital... See more
The historic candidacy of Hillary Clinton meets a Supreme Court vacancy and a presumptive Republican nominee with... See more

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