- Forum Topic: Florida's Draconian Adoption Law: What Needs Changing?
Speaker: Cynthia S. Swanson
She is from aGainesville law
- Forum Topic: Smallpox Vaccination: Do you need it?
Speaker: Parker A. Small, Jr., MD
UF medical school
Programming for Fall 2002
- Forum Topic: Poverty In Alachua County: What Can Be Done about it?
Speaker: Rodney Long, Alachua County Commissioner
- Forum Topic: Crises That Have Faced Florida From Statehood to the
Speaker: Michael Gannon, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at UF
- Forum Topic: Iraq and America: Diplomacy, War, or Other Options?
Speaker: Dennis Jett, Dean of the International Center at UF
- Forum Topic: School Daze: Can Florida's Public Schools and
Universities Ever Be Properly Funded?
Speaker: David Denslow, Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at UF
Programming for Spring 2002
- Forum Topic: Racism and the Future of the White Minority in the United
Speaker: Joe Feagin, Graduate Research Professor of Sociology at UF
- Free Speech Follow-Up Program "Living Together Amidst Diversity"
Discussion Leader: Harriet Ludwig
Gainesville based activist and
- Forum Topic: Civil Rights and the War on Terrorism
Speaker: Fletcher Baldwin, Professor of Law at UF
- Forum Topic: Keeping Government in the Sunlight
Speaker: Jon Kaney, First Amendment Foundation
- Forum Topic: Islam and How It is Lived in the World Today
Speaker: Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons, UF Department of Religion
- Forum Topic: The 2002 Legislature: The Story So Far
Speaker: Ben Wilcox, Executive Director of Common Cause of Florida
Programming for Fall 2001
- Forum Topic: Visioning Gainesville in the Year 2020
Speaker: Pegeen Hanrahan, Gainesville City Commissioner
- Forum Topic: End-Of-Life Issues
Speaker: Shirley Bloodworth, Chair of N. FL Forum on End of Life Issues
- Forum Topic: Contested Memory: the Vietnam War and America
Speaker: Robert McMahon, Professor of History at UF
- Forum Topic: Experiences, Triumphs and Failures in Tallahassee
Speaker: Rod Smith, Perry McGriff, and Ed Jennings, Jr., Florida Senate
Programming for Spring 2001
- Forum Topic: Cuba: Time for A Change?
Speakers: Helen Safa, Professor Emerita of Anthropology and Latin
American Studies; and John Dumoulin, former Senior Researcher of the Cuban
Academy of Science
- Forum Topic: Will My Ballot Count?
Speaker: Beverly Hill, Supervisor of Elections
- Forum Topic: Children's Mental Health
Speaker: Margarita LaBarta, Meridian Behavioral Services
- Forum Topic: Bill of Rights
Speaker: Professor Jerold Israel
- Forum Topic: Legislative Update
Speaker: Louis Kalivoda, Santa Fe Community College
He is the coordinator, Criminal Justice Service at Santa Fe Community