Since 2003, the American Democracy Project at The College at Brockport has coordinated speakers, events, community service projects, and other initiatives that spark dialogue, encourage collaboration, and serve the good of the College and the greater community.
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We are proud to partner with the College's Deliberative Dialogues programming, which facilitates discussions on a variety of topics of public concern. Check out their page for upcoming events.
Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer: Immigration, Identity & Love
An Evening with Dr. Alberto Ledesma
October 23, 2018 - 6:30pm, McCue Auditorium, Liberal Arts Building
Dr. Ledesma's illustrated memoir, Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer: Undocumented Vignettes from a Pre-American Life, focuses on his experience as an undocumented immigrant student during the 1980s.
In his talk, Ledesma explores the complexity of identity, citizenship, and family
along his journey from immigrant child to university professor.
October 25, 2018 - 7pm, McCue Auditorium, Liberal Arts Building
Dr. Sarah Lageson, a sociologist from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University - Newark, will present on "'Digital Punishment' Through Online Criminal Records in the U.S." She will discuss how the growth of online crime data, mugshots, and criminal records that remain publicly available, create new forms of 'digital punishment' with troubling consequences.
Partner With Us
Feel free to contact the Brockport ADP Project Co-Chairs:
- Dena Levy, Associate Professor and Interim Chair of Political Science and International Studies: firstname.lastname@example.org, (585) 395-5276
- Kim Piatt, Associate Director of Community Development: email@example.com, (585) 395-2987
"Democracy has to be born anew in each generation, and education is its midwife."
– John Dewey, 1916