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Panel: U.S. - U.K. Countering Violent Extremism Community Leaders Exchange

  • 25 Jul 2017
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • 1089 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204
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Countering Violent Extremism

American + British Community Leaders

Event Details

5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Networking Reception with Hors D'oeuvres 

6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Panel and Audience Q+A


Parking available in the RMPBS lot. 

Directions to venue here.


About This Event

In May 2017, eight community leaders from Denver and Aurora traveled to Birmingham, England in the United Kingdom to participate in an exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in London.They spent a week learning from their British counterparts' experiences in promoting tolerance and preventing radicalization in their community. In July 2017, eight participants from Birmingham will visit their counterparts in Denver and Aurora to observe first hand how they are addressing these topics. 

Join us for a panel featuring representatives from the U.S. and U.K. delegations to learn more about this unique exchange program! The panelists will share their experiences and best practices in countering violent extremism in the U.S. and the U.K.

About the U.S.- U.K. Countering Violent Extremism Community Leaders Exchange

As the cultures of the United States and United Kingdom continue to diversify, both nations are facing societal divides and searching for new ways to increase understanding among their populations. This project is designed to help develop strong connections and deeper relationships between participants from Denver and Aurora, Colorado in the United States and Birmingham, England in the United Kingdom. By engaging municipality, law enforcement, religious and NGO sector leaders this project will examine how various local resources can work together to address social and political marginalization and the draw of violent extremism.Through meetings, site visits, and workshops, participants will explore best practices in fostering alliances, strategic planning, community engagement, positive messaging, and leadership development.  

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