Project Pericles

Project Pericles is a non-profit organization that encourages and facilitates commitments by colleges and universities to include education for social responsibility and participatory citizenship as an essential part of their educational programs, in the classroom, on the campus, and in the community.


Project Pericles Presents:      
Debating for Democracy Workshop

On Saturday, October  11, 2008 Elon University will be hosting the first annual Debating for Democracy Workshop (D4D on the Road) promoting civic engagement and political activism.

Nationally recognized Soapbox Consulting will be hosting this workshop at 11 unviersity campuses nationwide providing students with valuable tactics to promote social causes as well as the skills needed to politically achieve their goals. Attendees will be eligible to enter the legislative proposal competition held in the Spring providing the winners with $4,000 towards the social cause entailed in the proposal.

This conference is free of charge to all attendees. Due to space limitations, all people interested in attending the workshop will need to register via email confirmation to jburns5@elon.edu. If you have any organization affliation please specify.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all workshop participants.