What kind of Citizen are YOU?

As you start considering your contribution to next week’s Salon, you may find the attached thinking tool useful in discovering which kind of citizen you are: Personally Responsible, Participatory, Social Justice-Oriented — or perhaps a different one of your own?!

Please come to share your experiences, knowledge, and wisdom…


What was one of your proudest moments as a Citizen?

Who has been an outstanding Citizen during your lifetime?

What does being a Citizen mean right now, to you?

How is Citizenship similar to, or different from:

patriotism, political participation, lawfulness, and civic discourse?

How should we connect with our fellow Citizens?

What strengthens and what undermines Citizenship?

What does it mean to be a “Citizen of the World,
as Socrates, Thomas Paine, and Albert Einstein
declared themselves to be?

Monthly Conversations New York Socrates Salon
hosted by Ron Gross

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6:00 sharp (please arrive by 5:45) – 8:00
Adelphi University’s Manhattan Center
75 Varick Street , 2ND floor

To reserve a place, please register by RSVP to GrossAssoc

Suggested readings (optional): Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times, by Paul Rogat Loeb;

Socratic Citizenship, by Dana Villa; Citizen, by Claudia Rankin (poetry).

Subways: #1 to Canal (building is on same block); A, C. or E to Canal; J, N, Q, R, W, Z or #6 to Canal.
All these Canal Street stations are within walking distance of the building. Bus: M20 stops at the front door.

Government-issued ID required for entry to building, please.

Excellent take-out can be purchased at THE MILL, www.THEMILLTOGO.COM,
located next to the building, and brought to the meeting.

Conversations New York (www.conversationsnewyork.com) is a community of volunteers which has promoted more and better conversations among New Yorkers by such activities as quarterly CONVERSATION DAYS, these monthly Conversations, an on-line calendar featuring 1,000 conversations a year, and the first national symposium on The Power of Conversation, held at Columbia University.
To receive further information about this session and ensuing ones,
please send an e-mail to Ron Gross at grossassoc

Ronald Gross

Co-chair, University Seminar on Innovation



516 487-0235 (E-mail preferred)

E-MAIL: GrossAssoc@aol.com






What Kind of Citizen Are You .pdf