Congress to Campus: Webinar Program
The Congress to Campus: Webinar Program is a new pilot program from FMC which is tailored to, but not limited to, the structure of community colleges. Through a partnership with iCohere, a company from California which provides alternative educational experiences with technology, Congress to Campus: Webinar is a free program which adapts our flagship Congress to Campus Program into a more affordable, manageable internet broadcasting format for community college and all college students.
•Connects young voters-who have a keen interest in the challenges facing our nation and the political process-with those who have been part of the process.
•A pool of hundreds of former Members who participate in the Congress to Campus Program.
•Join thousands of college students allover the country for this exciting experience.
•Encourages, re-engages andempowers young voters.
•Increases civic literacy and participation.
•Powerful force in promoting bipartisanship and civility.
•Involves students in bipartisan discussions about the issues of the day.
•Inspires participation in public service.
•Provides inspiration for greater democratic participation.
•Re-engages citizens in their government.
•Demonstrates that political dissent is inevitable and important and is healthy and productive.
September 29, 2014 2:30pm-4:00pm EST HELD
•Comprehensive discussion focused on the United States economy and our national debt.
•Specifically focus on the job market and how students are affected now,and how they will be affected in the future.
October 21, 2014 HELD
•Comprehensive discussion focused on global challenges and security issues
•Discuss United States foreign policy, our military engagements,and cooperation with our global allies.Panel included: Jim Kolbe (R-AZ, 1985-2007); Robert Carr (D-MI, 1975-1981; 1983-1995); C. Thomas McMillen (D-MD, 1987-1993)
November 19, 2014
•Comprehensive discussion focused on the November Mid-Term elections that will have taken place
•Analysis of how the results of the elections will affect a range of issues and shape President Obama’s final years in the White House.
- Martin Lancaster (D-NC, 1987-1995);
- Jim Coyner (R-PA, 1981-1983);
- Peter Hoekstra (R-MI, 1993-2011)
Students have the opportunity to ask specific questions about the topics before the seminar dates. Students will have the opportunity to comment on the seminar discussions in real time via the host computer.
Students learn directly from their interaction with former lawmakers.
U.S. Former Members of Congress
1401 K Street, Suite 503
Washington DC, 20005
T: 202.222.0972 | F: 202.222.0977
Participate in the Webinar
Request and complete the application from firstname.lastname@example.org or download
To view the application, please click here.