Our Lives on the Web: Equity, Discourse and Propaganda

Thank you for joining us in Eugene on October 19th!

You can find resources from our speakers’ presentations below (more will be added as it becomes available):

Donna Cohen: “Fake News, Political Propaganda”
Resources for Misinformation, Fake News and Political Propaganda Workshop

Candalynn Johnson: Redistricting Petition
People Not Politicians Presentation
People Not Politicians Infographic

Peggy Bengry: Voter Service
Voter Service Presentation Notes

LWVOR’s Fall Workshop
“Our Lives on the Web: Equity, Discourse and Propaganda”

Saturday, October 19th from 9:00am – 3:30pm

Lane Community College
Center for Meeting and Learning
4000 E. 30th St, Building 19
Eugene, OR 97405

Find a campus map here and driving directions here.

Attendees can choose from 2 morning workshops, each starting at 10 am. A buffet lunch will be served from 11:15am to 1:30pm and will feature a presentation by Dr. Erik Girvan. (details below)

Keynote speaker:
Dr. Erik Girvan: “Understanding Implicit Bias”

Dr. Erik Girvan, associate law professor at University of Oregon, will speak on how stereotypes, attitudes, and other biases might impact decisions in the legal system and related contexts.

11:15am – 1:30pm

Guest Speaker:
Donna Cohen: “Fake News, Political Propaganda”

Are you overwhelmed with messages from politicians, news sources and other media? Distinguish truth from fiction using real-world examples of political ads, news headlines, logical fallacies, graphs, the effect of word choice in messaging, statistical data and other information. Professor Donna Cohen will present.

1:45pm – 3:00pm

Morning Workshops (Choose 1)

Voter Service
with Betsy Pratt and Rebecca Gladstone

2020 will be so important for Oregon elections! Join us to learn about what we have planned and receive updated resources for voter outreach.

10:15am – 11:15am

Redistricting Petition
with Candalynn Johnson

Learn how you can help establish an independent redistricting commission in Oregon. The petition gathering process begins soon.

10:15am – 11:15am