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Q Commons 2017

Q Commons is a fast paced evening, filled with meaningful content and rich conversations, designed with intentional time to slow down, meet new people, and discuss the most important issues of our cultural moment.

Unifying

Q Commons presents an opportunity for local communities to gather and learn from a diverse group of leaders, discuss key cultural issues, and take steps toward advancing good in their local context.

Engaging

Q Commons is a compelling two-hour event that allows attendees to learn from the best leaders and actively participate in the conversation.

Promotes Dialogue

Q Commons is more than an event. The unique experience fosters an environment that encourages communities to engage in difficult conversations.

Encourages Action

Q Commons provides a setting for engaged citizens to become informed on matters of local importance, and learn how they can take action.


THEME

Healing Our Divided Nation

SPEAKERS

National Speakers via simulcast:

  • David Brooks, Cultural Commentator, The New York Times
  • Kara Powell, Author of Right Click, Fuller Youth Institute
  • Propaganda, Activist & Artist, Humble Beast Records

Local Speakers Live:

  • Jerry L. Demings, Orange County Sheriff
  • Ben Hoyer, Downtown Credo, Founder/Director
  • Shelley Lauten, Chief Executive Officer, Central Florida Commission on Homelessness

Location: First Presbyterian Church of Orlando