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LWVOR’s Fall Workshop

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

“Our Lives on the Web: Equity, Discourse and Propaganda”

Keynote speaker:
Dr. Erik Girvan: “Understanding Implicit Bias”

Dr. Erik Girvan, associate law professor at University of Oregon, will speak on how stereotypes, attitudes, and other biases might impact decisions in the legal system and related contexts.

11:30am – 1:30pm

Guest Speaker:
Donna Cohen: “Fake News, Political Propaganda”

Are you overwhelmed with messages from politicians, news sources and other media? Distinguish truth from fiction using real-world examples of political ads, news headlines, logical fallacies, graphs, the effect of word choice in messaging, statistical data and other information. Professor Donna Cohen will present.

1:45pm – 3:00pm

Morning Workshops (Choose 1)

Voter Service
with Betsy Pratt and Rebecca Gladstone

2020 will be so important for Oregon elections! Join us to learn about what we have planned and receive updated resources for voter outreach.

10:00am – 11:15am

Redistricting Petition
with Candalynn Johnson

Learn how you can help establish an independent redistricting commission in Oregon. The petition gathering process begins soon.

10:00am – 11:15am

Details

Date:
October 19
Time:
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Website:
http://lwvor.org/fall-workshop-2019/

Venue

Lane Community College- Center for Meeting and Learning
4000 E. 30th St, Building 19
Eugene, OR 97405

Organizer

LWV of Oregon
Website:
http://lwvor.org/
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