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City Hall, Public Forums & the First Amendment: Morning Meeting

November 11, 2021 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am

Photo of Carolyn Jackson Grab a cup of coffee and join us on Zoom to hear Edina City Council member Carolyn Jackson present City Hall, Public Forums and the First Amendment: Oh My! Jackson was elected to the City Council in November 2020. A lawyer by profession, she has worked at private law firms, on political campaigns and as s staff member for the ACLU of Minnesota.

Jackson presents a dilemma: Providing space in the City Council Chambers creates a limited public forum. Broadcasting these events over the City’s media including cable television creates another limited public forum. What happens when non-City events in the Chambers turn controversial? A look into city policies, the First Amendment, and offensive messages.

  • Social time begins at 9:45 AM, presentations begin at 10:00 AM.
  • This event is free and open to the public
  • This meeting will be via Zoom. If you are a member you will receive the link on the day before. If you are not a member, please fill out the form to request the link to join


November 11, 2021
9:45 am - 11:00 am
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Joni Bennett
Julie Bascom