The “Listen & Learn” Steering Committee defined multiple opportunities for on-campus engagement on the anthem issue. These events were designed to encourage conversation and listen to concerns and perspectives. Participation was encouraged from all in order to summarize all perspectives (support, opposition, ambivalence, or otherwise) and report back to the Goshen College Board of Directors.

The scheduled on-campus events:

Additional regional events inviting in-depth levels of engagement around the anthem decision, as it fits into the overall vision of the college, also were scheduled.

These are the dates, regions, locations and times for the Alumni & Friends Gatherings:

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