Civic Engagement

Harrisonburg International FestivalHIF-smalllogo
September 24, 2016, 12 – 6 pm
Hillandale Park, Harrisonburg

 MG_3855-224x300-WEBGet involved in the Festival! Contact us:
540.434.0059 x5

The International Festival  strives to celebrate the diversity
of Harrisonburg and the surrounding communities by providing
a friendly forum in which cultural groups can showcase their
cultural and linguistic values as a means to educate the larger
community and to support awareness for their presence and contribution.

Rain or shine, on the fourth Saturday in September!

Ethics Slam

Teams form & questions are set ahead of time.
Participants gather at public venue; may order food & drink.
Tough ethical questions are posed.
Teams work out answers and present them.
Judges award prizes.
Participants laugh, think, network.
A collaboration: FairField Center, Harrisonburg Rotary, JMU Ethical Reasoning.
Click here for information about sponsoring an Ethics Slam.

FairField Community Summit

A community exploration of a broadly defined current issue.
Moderated by experienced FairField facilitators.
Agenda is participant-determined.
Small-group break-outs for in-depth discussions.
Advance issue research.
Large venue; 4-5 hours long.
Click here for information about sponsoring a Summit.

FairField Community Forum

An issue-focused community discussion.
FairField facilitation.
May include expert panelists.
1-2 hours; medium-size venue.
Click here for information about sponsoring a Forum.