Constitution Day in Rocklin at William Jessup University
ROCKLIN, Calif., - William Jessup University's Public Policy Department will host the 8th Annual Constitution Day on Monday, September 17.
This year's events are held in conjunction with the nationally acclaimed exhibit known as Lincoln, the Constitution, and the Civil War. Funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and administered by the American Library Association, the exhibit is on display at the Paul Nystrom Library. The exhibit examines how President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War-the secession of Southern states, slavery and wartime civil liberties.
Constitution Day begins with a community forum featuring keynote speaker, Congressman Tom McClintock from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in WJU's Academic Warehouse. With 22 years in the California State Legislature and two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman McClintock has become one of the most recognizable and respected political leaders in the state. In addition, New York Times best-selling author of the book Original Argument, Joshua Charles will also speak during the forum.
From 4 to 6 p.m., Jessup's Forensics and Debate Club and the Rocklin High School Speech and Debate Team will be joined by local Civil War re-enactors to re-enact a selection of the Lincoln-Douglas debate and a present a modern debate on related topics. A community reception will follow.
Events are free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP contact email@example.com.
About the Public Policy Degree Program and William Jessup University
The Public Policy Department at William Jessup University is dedicated to preparing tomorrow's leaders today. The Public Policy Degree Program is a dynamic and distinct multidisciplinary program that integrates Biblical principles, political science, and public administration/policy analysis. The program equips students with knowledge and skills to address policy issues at the state, national, and international arenas. In 2011, the Public Policy Department launched its Public Policy Institute which equips leaders to transform the public sector. PPI offers intelligence, innovation, and initiative through cutting edge research, leadership training and seminars, and policy consulting serving government, business, and education sectors.
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