Making Democracy Work


Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Begins at 6pm
Room 118
College of Charleston Education Center
25 St. Phillips Street, 29401
Ending Zero Tolerance: The Crisis of Absolute School Discipline. Derek Black of the University of South Carolina School of Law will speak on "Ending Zero Tolerance: The Crisis of Absolute School Discipline." Presented by the ACLU in partnership with the League of Women Voters, the College of Charleston, the African American Studies Program at the College of Charleston, and the Quality Education Project.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Stern Center Ballroom
College of Charleston
71 George St. (at Coming St.)
Of interest in our community: "Democracy, Corruption and Global Security". This free lecture is by Sarah Chayes, who is internationally recognized for her research on corruption and its implications. She explores how severe corruption can cause terrorism, violent revolutions, and environmental degradation. Chayes is a senior fellow in the Carnegie's Democracy and Rule of Law program and is the author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security. Before joining Carnegie, Chayes served as special assistant to Admiral Mike Mullen, then Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She earned an MA in Islamic History from Harvard University.