Join us Dec. 7 at The Bay for Civic Saturday

Update your calendars. Civic Nebraska's Civic Saturday has a home! Civic Saturday will be on Dec. 7 at The Bay, 2005 Y Street in Lincoln. The event, which will be from 10:30 to noon, is free and open to the public.

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Update your calendars: Civic Nebraska’s Civic Saturday has a home! This first-ever event will be Dec. 7 at The Bay, 2005 Y Street in Lincoln. The event, which will be from 10:30 to noon, is free and open to the public.

What’s a Civic Saturday? The events were created in 2016 by Eric Liu of Citizen University and are modeled after a worship service. Instead of religious sermons, Civic Saturdays feature a “sermon” about the importance of civic engagement. Our “civic sermon” will be delivered by Brian Smith. Brian has received civic seminarian training through Citizen U., the originator of Civic Saturdays, and we’re eager to hear from him.

Register via Eventbrite by clicking here.

Amanda Barker, Civic Nebraska’s deputy executive director and head of our Civic Health Program, says Civic Saturday is “a real opportunity to gather with all sorts of community members in Lincoln and beyond to remind us what that shared civic spirit is.”

Following a “civic sermon,” we will have small-group discussions. One goal of Civic Saturdays is to encourage community members who may have differing views to engage with each other. This serves as a reminder that, despite our different views, we can work together to improve our community.

“Especially in the midst of a potentially divisive election cycle, it’s nice to gather and focus on what’s more alike than different in our community,” Amanda says. 

Be sure to come to The Bay at 10:30 am on Saturday, Dec. 7, for an engaging morning to celebrate our shared civic values. See you there!

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