The Friends of the Rye Public Library present another in their ongoing civic programming series: What Makes A Citizen? as Neil Levesque of the NH Institute of Politics at St. Anselms College presents his program: Partisanship and Civility in 2013.
Americans are more divided than ever in politics on a state and national level. It is evident in the rhetoric used by leading politicians, in the media covering them as well as citizens in our communities. Join us as Neil Levesque Director of the Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College explains some of the causes and effects our divided government is having on policy and society.
Neil Levesque is Executive Director of the Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College. The Institute was founded in 2001 on the premise that an informed and involved citizenry is an essential element of a well functioning democracy. The Institute is one of the State’s premier venues for politics, hosting a series of debates for all levels of government, and sponsoring educational programs and scholarly research. The facility is designed to educate citizens about the contemporary political problems and challenges facing New Hampshire, the United States and the larger world.