Democracy Cafe

Feature article about our labor of love Socratizing and Democratizing

Wanted to share a marvelous feature article about my longtime Socrates Cafe / Democracy Cafe labor of love that came out today in The Virginian-Pilot, an excellent paper that covers my region of Virginia.  Feature writer Amy Poulter shares how I’ve made an opportunity of the coronavirus lockdown to connect participants via Zoom from around […]

Socrates Cafe/ Cafe Democracia, 21 May – Dia de Diversidad Cultural- the UN World Day for Cultural Diversity — What kinds of diversity should we strive for?

Our next Socrates Cafe/ Democracy Cafe via Zoom video will be on Thursday May 21, 2 pm Central Time U.S.,  the day the UN has declared World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development — yep, that’s quite a mouthful. Acompananos! We’ll explore, What kinds of diversity should we strive for? Exploraremos: Que tipos […]

Club de Los Filosofos, Día del Niño en Mexico: ¿Que mundo quieres ver?

¿Que mundo quieres ver? Me encantaría ver un mundo en el que nuestros más pequeños tengan la oportunidad de compartir qué tipo de mundo les gustaría ver. Es rara vez que nosotros adultos consultamos con los niños, y mucho menos con los niños como nuestros iguales. Los celebramos, incluso tenemos días especiales para ellos, sin […]

Cafe Democracia Global, 1 de Mayo, Dia del Trabajador — ¿Cómo podemos asegurar que cada trabajador sea valorado y tratado con dignidad?

Acompanos el 1 de Mayo, el Dia del Trabajador, para explorar en nuestro Cafe Democracia Global, ¿Cómo podemos asegurar que cada trabajador sea valorado y tratado con dignidad? Topic: Christopher Phillips Socrates Cafe (Espanol) Zoom -Dia del Trabajo Time: May 1, 2020 02:00 PM America/Central Time U.S. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 823 8744 […]

From citizen bioethics panels at hospitals, to civic giving and participation to those who need it most, to modeling involved citizenship — Thoughts and notes from our participants in our 3/26 Global Democracy Cafe on how best to confront this crisis

I enjoyed so much the Democracy Cafe we held on March 26. The thoughtful exchanged with about 20 people taking part reminded me of the kinds of inquiries I had in Montclair, New Jersey, where Socrates Cafe began. It was great to be able to use Zoom video to connect people from across the U.S. […]