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.
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Create a network of public locations where Discussion Society members can meet to debate and socialize.
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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.
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Strengthen public support for local academic, social, and cultural institutions by showcasing their positive effects on community.



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