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American Democracy Project at RIC
Monday, Sept. 26th
8 p.m., Student Union Café
The American Democracy Project (ADP) at Rhode Island College and WJAR NBC 10 are sponsoring a “Campaign Café” on the evening of the 1st presidential debate on Monday evening, September 26th. Members of RIC and the greater Rhode Island community are invited to watch the debate in the Student Union Café and then participate in a brief community focus group after the broadcast. ADP and RIC students will be conducting the focus groups, part of a longitudinal research project that begin in 2004.
NBC 10 reporters Bill Rappleye and Brian Crandall will be on hand to report on the event, including a live broadcast on the 11:00 news and taped segments the following day.
If you wish to attend, please register HERE.
Refreshments will be provided throughout the evening. Doors will open at 8:00 p.m. and the debate broadcast will begin at 9:00 p.m.
The American Democracy Project (ADP) began in 2003 as an initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), in partnership with The New York Times. Its goal is to produce graduates who are committed to being active, involved citizens in their communities. The over 220 participating colleges and universities. RIC is the only college in the state to participate in the ADP and is considered one of the leading programs in the country for political and civic engagement, often used as the model for initiatives by other colleges.