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2019 Frank P. Zeidler Legacy Breakfast Honors Reggie Jackson, Recognizes Facilitators of the Year

Featuring Keynote Dialogue with Mike Gousha Supporting the Frank P. Zeidler Center for Public Discussion

By - Sep 12th, 2019 07:30 am

[MILWAUKEE, WI September 12, 2019] Start your day on Thursday November 21st with a celebration in support of an important cause! Join community, civic and business leaders who are passionate about bringing diverse people together to discuss issues of vital importance at the second annual Frank P. Zeidler Legacy Breakfast supporting the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion.

Reggie Jackson, a Milwaukee native and nationally recognized, award-winning author, journalist, speaker and educator, has been named the 2019 Frank P. Zeidler Honoree for his exceptional ability to foster community dialogue on challenging and vital issues. In his work Mr. Jackson bridges the racial divides that impact Wisconsin and the nation through his brilliant presentations, writings and facilitation.

Mike Gousha, the Milwaukee television news icon, will facilitate a keynote dialogue with Reggie on the power of civility, dialogue across differences, building trust and bridging communities. Learn about the methods that transform vital issues around injustice and conflict into productive civil discourse.

The 2019 Frank P. Zeidler Legacy Breakfast will also recognize the Zeidler Center’s Facilitator of the Year, Sharon McMurray, and Youth Facilitators of the Year, Ariana Beauchamp and Myles Petty, who will join Mr. Gousha on stage to talk about what it’s like to facilitate Milwaukee police and youth dialogues.

Please join us to celebrate and support the Zeidler Center’s mission to “Foster Civil Dialogue and Invite Trust in the Midst of Differences” on Thursday, November 21, 2019 (7:00am registration, program from 7:30am-9:00am) at the Wisconsin Club’s City Club Ballroom.

RSVP at | Tickets $20/person | Event Sponsorships starting at $500

Founded in 2006, the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people have difficult conversations. We offer trainings and workshops, professional facilitation, team building, strategic planning, change management and community engagement services. Over the past 3 years our team of professional facilitators have worked in 3 different countries and served 15,000+ dialogue participants.

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