Stick to the Subject:   civil public discussion of the important public policy issues of the times
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Stick's Mission
Stick's primary mission is to bring good sense, good humor and respect back to the public square through face-to-face conversation sit-downs among the people of the Rogue Valley.

Stick's Goals

Organize a Discussion Society to bring about constructive civic discourse among the people of the Rogue Valley through a network of live, face-to face, small group discussions.
Create a network of public locations where Discussion Society members can meet to debate and socialize.
Create an online, regional knowledge base organized by the societal, cultural, economic, and state topics to be studied, discussed, and debated by the Discussion Society.
Strengthen public support for local academic, social, and cultural institutions by showcasing their positive effects on community.

Reduce the power of political parties by giving citizens the ability to express their will on important policy matters through democratic public debate.