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Past Forum Resources

The Institute makes content available from our past forum events. Listed below are past event videos and files.

Date/Time Event
07/23/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pinellas County School Board 2020 Candidates Forum
07/13/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2020 Judicial Candidates Forum
06/23/2020
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Criminal Justice Reform: Progress and Challenges
05/28/2020
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Student Voices from Around the World
04/17/2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pinellas County Nonprofit Resource Update
04/15/2020
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Closing the Resilience Gap: What Will it Take?
04/02/2020
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
World Autism Awareness Day with Haley Moss, Esq.
04/01/2020 - 04/29/2020
All Day
Clean Up 4 Climate 4-Week Challenge
12/12/2019 - 12/13/2019
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Florida Civic Advance 2019 Summit
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
11/14/2019
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
2019 Great Debate
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
10/30/2019
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Artificial Intelligence: Good or Evil?
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
10/09/2019 - 10/17/2019
All Day
2019 Great Debate Preliminary Competitions
10/02/2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Progress for Mental Health Today: Policy and Practice
SPC Music Center St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus, St. Petersburg Florida
05/16/2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am
2019 Post-Session Legislative Wrap Up
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
04/05/2019 - 04/06/2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
[Sea Level] Rise Up: Realities & Opportunities
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
03/26/2019
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
#MeToo and Men: The Case for Due Process
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
03/21/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Then and Now: The Changing Face of Jim Crow and Racial Justice
Miller Auditorium at Eckerd College, St. Petersburg FL
02/22/2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fifth Annual Caregivers Conference
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
01/31/2019
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Healing America: The Case for Social Democracy
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
01/17/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Florida Criminal Justice Reform: 2019 and Beyond
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
11/15/2018
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
2018 Great Debate Final Competition
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
10/24/2018
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Fake News: Seeking Truth in a Post-Factual World
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
10/10/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Making Democracy Work: The State of Politics Today - and Where We Are Headed
SPC Allstate Center, St. Petersburg FL
10/08/2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Climate, Health and Well-Being: Social and Psychological Effects of Extreme Weather
SPC Midtown Campus, St. Petersburg FL
10/04/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pizza & Politics
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
09/27/2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Constitutional Amendments: Understanding the Bottom of the Ballot
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
08/30/2018
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Guns in America: Myth-Busting in Search of Solutions
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
08/21/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chasing Ice: A Screening and Discussion
SPC Bay Pines STEM Center, St. Petersburg Florida
08/02/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pinellas County School Board Candidates Forum
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
07/30/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pinellas County School Board Candidates Forum
SPC Music Center St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus, St. Petersburg Florida
07/25/2018
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Judicial Candidate Forum
SPC Clearwater Campus, Clearwater FL
07/24/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pinellas County School Board Candidates Forum
SPC Clearwater Campus (ES 104), CLEARWATER FL
04/26/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A Plastic Ocean: A Screening and Discussion
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
03/27/2018
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Hacked: Can We Win the Cyber Security Battle?
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
03/23/2018
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fourth Annual Caregivers Conference
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
02/24/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Age-Friendly St. Petersburg-Listening Session 4
Lake Vista Recreation Center, St. Petersburg
02/15/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VA Reform: Fulfilling the Promise to Veterans
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
01/25/2018
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Full of Hate: The Toll of Violent Extremism
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
11/14/2017
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
2017 Great Debate Final Competition
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
11/04/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Livability In The ‘Burg
Azalea Recreation Center, St. Petersburg FL
11/01/2017
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The Shift Age: A Futurist's View of Life in 2040
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
10/19/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chasing Coral: A Screening and Discussion
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
10/10/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Drug Epidemic: How Opioids Became a Death Machine (Public Forum)
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
09/28/2017
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Laughter, Awakening and Evolution with Swami Beyondananda (Dinner Series)
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
08/28/2017 - 12/06/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Democracy 101: A Civic Action Primer (Public Forum)
07/29/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Age-Friendly St. Petersburg-Listening Session 2
Childs Park Recreation, St. Petersburg Florida
05/24/2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Insuring Uninsured Risk: Flood , Sea Level Rise & Natural Catastrophes
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg Florida
04/13/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Florida Criminal Justice Reform: 2017 and Beyond
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
03/31/2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Third Annual Caregivers Conference
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
03/23/2017
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The End of White Christian America with Robert Jones
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
03/15/2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
What Caused the Populist Earthquake of 2016? featuring Hedrick Smith
Kate Tiedemann College of Business, St. Petersburg Florida
02/28/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Protecting Pinellas Waters with Cynthia Barnett
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
02/11/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Livability In The ‘Burg
Sunshine Center, St. Petersburg Florida
01/19/2017
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
You Can't Say That: Free Speech and the Social Sensitivity Movement
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
11/15/2016
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
2016 Great Debate Final Competition
11/01/2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Art of Politics: A Silent Message in a Tweeting World
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg FL
10/26/2016
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Alexander Heffner: Politics, Media and the Future of Civil Discourse
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
10/05/2016
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Candidate Debate: Florida House and Senate, Pinellas County Commission
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
09/19/2016
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
U.S. House District 13 Candidate Debate
Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg FL
08/31/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
What's On Your Plate? Food Labeling, from Seed to Fork
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
08/02/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pinellas County School Board 2016 Candidates Forum
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
07/28/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Constitutional Agenda 2016: Solar Power, Medical Marijuana and Tax Relief
SPC Clearwater Campus (ES 104), CLEARWATER FL
06/21/2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NAACP Pinellas County School Board Candidate Debate
SPC Allstate Center, St. Petersburg FL
06/03/2016
1:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Sea Level Rise: What's Your Role?
Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, Pinellas Park FL
04/08/2016
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
New Ideas Conference with Honorary Host Congressman David W. Jolly
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
03/01/2016
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
PolitiFact 2016 Election Forum
Palladium Theatre, St. Petersburg FL
02/23/2016
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Marvin Kalb: Putin, Ukraine and the New Cold War
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
01/28/2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Battle for the White House: A Primary Primer
Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg FL
01/21/2016
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Race to Truth: Ten Immutable Truths about Race in America
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
12/01/2015
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Florida's Prisons: How Goes Reform?
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
11/18/2015
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Great Debate at SPC- Finals
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
10/29/2015 - 10/30/2015
All Day
Raising the Bar: The Florida College System Civics Literacy Conference
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
10/08/2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Seminole City Council Candidate Forum
SPC Seminole Campus Library, Seminole FL
10/02/2015 - 10/03/2015
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sea Level Rise: What's Our Next Move?
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
09/17/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Community Conversation: Police and Citizens Seeking Common Ground
SPC Allstate Center, St. Petersburg FL
06/30/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuba: Embargo or Not?
Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg FL
05/20/2015
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
eTown Hall Forum: Community Conversation
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
04/22/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speed Date Your Local Leaders- St. Petersburg
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg FL
03/27/2015
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
New Ideas Conference with Honorary Host Congressman David Jolly
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
01/12/2015 - 01/14/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heritage Lecture Series 2015
Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg FL
12/04/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Your Voice Matters: A Conversation with Florida Women and Families
SPC Seminole Campus- UP 303, Seminole FL
12/03/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speed Date Your Local Leaders
SPC Clearwater Campus (ES 104), CLEARWATER FL
11/13/2014
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Great Debate at SPC- Finals
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
10/15/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Debate Watch Party: Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist
SPC Seminole Campus- UP 303, Seminole FL
10/13/2014 - 10/16/2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Great Debate Week at SPC
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
10/02/2014
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
What do They Stand For? Candidate Debates
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
09/30/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dealing with Gridlock: Is There a Light Rail in Pinellas County's Future? Clearwater
SPC Clearwater Campus (ES 104), CLEARWATER FL
08/28/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dealing with Gridlock: Is There a Light Rail in Pinellas County's Future? St. Petersburg
Enoch Davis Center, St. Petersburg FL
08/06/2014
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Judicial Candidates Forum
SPC Clearwater Campus (ES 104), CLEARWATER FL
07/31/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pinellas County School Board 2014 Candidates Forum
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
06/28/2014
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Volunteer to Plant Sea Oats at the Beach!
Gulf Front Park, Treasure Island Fl
06/17/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Families' Four Generations: Ready or Not, Here We Are!
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
04/03/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dealing with Gridlock: Is there a Light-Rail in Pinellas County's Future?
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
02/03/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Live Congressional General Election Debate
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
01/29/2014
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Clyde Butcher: Preserving Eden Student Lecture/Discussion
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
11/14/2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
World Peace: Let it Begin with Me
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
09/25/2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flood Insurance
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
09/24/2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Tale of Two States
FSU College of Law, Tallahassee FL
03/27/2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kids are Different: Youth in the Justice System
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
02/06/2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Does Incarceration Reduce Crime?
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
10/24/2012 - 10/26/2012
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Citizen Advocacy Center Annual Meeting 2012
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
10/04/2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Demystifying the Constitutional Amendments
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
09/12/2012
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Attny. Barry Richard- Security, Pseudo-Patriotism and the Erosion of American Liberties
SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center, Seminole FL
08/22/2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our Energy Future III
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
03/21/2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our Energy Future II
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
03/14/2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Keeping the Faith at the Ballot Box
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
02/29/2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ethics Speaker Series II
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
01/11/2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our Energy Future I
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
12/07/2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Debt Crisis
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
11/09/2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ethics Speaker Series I
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
05/25/2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Quality Care: Win-Win for Patients and Hospitals
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
03/08/2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Federal Health Care Plan: Bottom Line Impact on Providers
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
01/19/2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Federal Health Care Plan: Fact or Fiction?
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
10/02/2010
12:00 am
Gulf Oil Crisis: Pathways to Policy on the Future of Energy
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
08/18/2010
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gulf Oil Crisis: Next Steps For Tampa Bay
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL
07/14/2010
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Impact of the Gulf Oil Crisis on Tampa Bay
SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, Seminole FL