Mindful Monday Forum



In the age of Coronavirus and virtual community,

Forum is moving to a new day and time!

Timely topics are presented by renowned thought leaders from around the globe, as well as experts from within our congregation.  The Mindful Monday Forum will held alternating Monday evenings from October through May.  Forum starts at 7:00 PM online using Zoom.  The format involves a 40-minute presentation with the remaining time allotted for questions and answers.

The 2021-2022 schedule is listed below.

October 2021

Oct. 4.  Micha Kubik, Executive Director of Florida ACLU

Oct. 18.  Dr. Ana Puskin-Chevlin, Growing Climate Solutions.  "Excuse me, can we talk about climate?"

November 2021

Nov. 1.  Sharon Henry-Woodby, M.D.  Zonta Club.  "The Pandemic within a pandemic:  COVID and the increase in domestic violence."

Nov. 15.   John Psaras, Ph.D.  "Rebuilding America's Infrastructure"

December 2021

Dec. 6.  Dr. Michael Martin.  President, FGCU

Dec. 20.   Dr. Mark Schulman.  "Biden's First Year:  A Pollster examines how Americans size up his performance"

January 2022

Jan. 3.  Dr. June Sochen and Joyce Schrager.  Commentary on current US politics

Jan. 17.  Dr. Ted Thornhill.  “How UUCGN Can Best Partner With FCGU for Racial Equality”

February 2022

Feb. 7.  Dr. Mike Savarese, Sally Wolliver.  SWFL Regional Climate Resiliency:  ACUNE and How Will it Help Us


Feb. 21.  Dr. Robert Jones, UIUC (Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).  "Growing up in Jim Crow Georgia"

March 2022

Mar. 7.  Nick Penniman, Sr. &Nick Penniman, Jr. of the Center for Critical Thinking.  "Fake News and the Erosion of Truth".

Mar. 21.   Brad Cornell.  "Water Issues in Southwest Florida
and a Discovery with Implications"

April 2022

Apr. 4.  Chrissie Missal, Grace Place.  "History, Challenges, Work and Ways to Volunteer"

Apr. 16.  Valholly Frank - Seminole Tribe.  "Big Cypress Reservation & Water Policy"

May 2022

May 2.   Robert Moore, University of Illinois-Springfield.  "Community Policing Initiatives: Law Enforcement in racially polarized Society"

May 16.   TBD.

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