commUNITY Dialogue Series


The Center for Leadership & Social Change invites students to engage in dialogue with dynamic FSU faculty, staff, and community members. Topics for dialogue encompass identity, research, and current events.

Upcoming Dialogues


To Sprawl Or Not to Sprawl? Understanding and Addressing Public Conflict Over How We Grow

Tuesday, July 12 | 12-1:30 p.m.
Dr. Sam Staley, director of the DeVoe L. Moore Center
One of the central civic conflict points in America today is new housing development, whether it's in older parts of cities or on the fringes. Sam Staley will discuss his practical insights based on managing this public tension through thirty years of experience working with citizens, elected officials, and policymakers before engaging in dialogue with attendees. Food will be provided, so please RSVP below. 


About Dr. Staley:

Sam Staley became director of the DeVoe Moore Center in 2014. In addition to his responsibilities providing strategic direction and supervision of center operations and programs, he teaches advanced undergraduate and professional masters courses in social entrepreneurship, economic development, land use and regulation, urban policy, and research methods. Prior to joining Florida State, Dr. Staley was the Robert W. Galvin Fellow at Reason Foundation, an internationally recognized public policy think tank based in Los Angeles where he worked on issues such as transportation system management and performance, public private partnerships, growth management, and regulatory reform.



Eric Jones
Program Coordinator

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