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1 In Stanislaus County

2 Why Civility? Core community value Civil dialogue is critical in decision- making Role models for children

3 Where Has Civility Gone? Link Link

4 Research Indicates Two-thirds of the public believe American society is uncivil - Survey conducted by KRC Research Traffic on roads/highways Government/politics Talk Radio High Schools

5 Vision for the County Stanislaus County will be known throughout the state for its healthy, vibrant and thriving communities

6 Goals of the Campaign Promote the importance of civility in a world becoming less civil. Encourage community members to choose positive and respectful behaviors in their personal and work lives.

7 Initial Steps BOARD OF ADVISORS Provide vision and direction WORKING COMMITTEE Partnerships/Sponsorships Events & Activities Marketing/Communications

8 12 Principles 6. Acknowledge Others 7. Speak Kindly 8. Apologize Sincerely 9. Refrain from Idle Complaints 10. Think the Best 11. Accept & Give Constructive Criticism 12. Don’t Speak Ill 1. Listen 2. Respect Other People’s Time 3. Don’t Shift Responsibility and Blame 4. Accept and Give Praise 5. Respect Others’ Opinions

9 Round Table Civility Discussion

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11 Impact in the County today… Schools  Keyes  Orville Wright  Pledge – I am an Orville Wright Peace Builder. I pledge to praise people, give up put downs, seek wise people, notice and speak up about hurts I have caused, right wrongs, and to help others. I will build peace at home, at my school and in my community each day.  Salida Elementary School  Turlock Unified School District  Valley Charter High School

12 Impact in the County today…  Denair MAC  Doctors Medical Center  Red Shield  Turlock City Council Government and other Agencies

13 Impact in the County today…  Burnside Auto Body  Gallo Center for the Arts  Maacco Auto Body  Modesto Chamber  Modesto Nuts  The Modesto Bee Businesses

14 Next Steps It’s up to YOU! Raise awareness Build community support

15 Today…

16 In Two Weeks…

17 In the Next Month…

18 Don’t Wait…GO FOR IT! Tie your own projects to the initiative to raise awareness of the importance of civility LIKE us on our Face book page −Tell us what you are doing to promote and model civility

19 Thank You!


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