The Engaged Citizen: Stories from Activists
February 22, 2021 5:30 p.m. Virtual FALS Event

A live, virtual roundtable with Mary Anne Inglis, former manager of Republican congressional campaigns and now co-founder of My Neighbor’s Voice, an organization that hosts forums on how to build stronger communities in a time of toxic partnership; Laurin Manning Gandy, a digital media strategist who has worked on Democratic presidential campaigns; and Jerry Blassingame, Founder and CEO of Soteria Community Development Corporation that works on re-entry programs with individuals who have been incarcerated.  Topics include avenues for civic engagement, activism, ideological polarization, and the rural/urban divide.

This event is part of the SC Humanities Electoral Initiative and is funded by the “Why it Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Learn more at

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Students seeking FALS credit must provide a valid Lander ID when attending this event.  
Faculty Sponsor: Lucas McMillan