Community conversation focuses on public trust in state government

contact: Cheryl Roland
| WMU News

Photo of the Michigan Capitol Building.KALAMAZOO, Mich.—A post-election community conversation on the topic "Where Do We Go From Here?" will be hosted by Western Michigan University and the Center for Michigan at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Fetzer Center on WMU's main campus.

WMU President John M. Dunn, and John Bebow, president of the Center for Michigan, will give introductory remarks at the 90-minute program, which will include information about vote-recording technology and small-group discussions on where state government should be headed in the coming months and years. The event is open to the public free of charge, but reservations are required.

Through a format developed by the Center for Michigan, participants will have the opportunity to share their views on public trust in state government. The Center for Michigan is a nonprofit, nonpartisan "think-and-do tank" that collects ideas and shares them with policymakers in Lansing as well as with the public.

The event is being co-sponsored by WMU's offices of Government Affairs, University Relations and Community Outreach.

Reservations

Seating is limited. Those wishing to attend must reserve a spot: rsvp@lamcreative.com or (269) 345-1913.

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