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Saturday August 23 2014
Collective mourning -- How have local communities shared their expressions of grief along with the rest of the nation and the world? Do we know how to communicate with our children about the tragedy?
Media coverage -- Is our local media providing a balanced approach to the continuing war on terrorism?
Seeking justice -- Is the Bush administration doing enough to investigate the terrorist attacks? What diplomatic measures are needed? What about the use of military force?
Civil liberties --What should local civic and political leaders do now that national security measures have been increased? Are racial profiling and surveillance surfacing in our area?
Bioterrorism -- Is the River Region prepared to respond to an attack of biological weapons ?
Economic impact - What, if any, affect has the September 11th tragedy had on our local economy? What is the outlook for 2002 and beyond?
The threat to democracy -- How can people in the River Region increase awareness and participation in our democracy? What should we be doing to ensure that America stays strong?
Multiple faiths - How can we use our religious diversity to strengthen our democratic values? How can our spiritual leaders bring their messages of reconciliation and hope to public institutions in River Region?
Join the virtual discussion group. We will post e-mail messages from individuals, students, teachers, and organizations in the River Region to create a virtual discussion about the September 11th tragedy.
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