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Choose Civility is an ongoing community-wide initiative, led by Howard County Library System, to position Howard County as a model of civility. The project intends to enhance respect, empathy, consideration and tolerance in Howard County. We invite all within our community, as well as other communities around the nation, to participate.

Get Involved! Five Choose Civility Chapters across the country and 125 Alliance Partners actively and passionately support the Choose Civility initiative. Explore the options to participate under Who Is Involved and Become Involved.

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Choose Civility Symposium
one boy says to another on a pitcher's mound, THE BALL'S IN YOUR COURT: CAN CIVILITY AND SPORTS COEXIST?

Adult behavior exerts a profound influence on children’s success in sports. It can make or break a student athlete’s performance. Is the pressure to win, the competition for scholarship dollars, and mounting aggression on the court and field eroding the time-honored code of good sportsmanship? What does it really take to succeed in today’s sports environment? Details.

Thursday, October 9
6:30 pm