Learn about hot topics and current issues in our community as leaders and experts present information and insights firsthand. There will be an opportunity following the presentation to have questions answered by the authorities themselves.
- Sons of Norway Lodge
722 2nd Ave. N., Fargo, 12-1 p.m.
first Friday of of the month (Sept. - May) -
First Fridays have been placed on hold due to the ongoing pandemic.
Stay tuned for future events!
Voting at Home
Real ID Guide
Impeachment: Politics and Process
How to Get Involved in 2020
2020 Census Planning
Red River Market
Spanish Flu Epidemic 1918-1920
MN Legislative Preview
Addiction Services Update
Public Opinion Polling
Voting in Cass & Clay Counties
Impacts and Relief from Payday Lending
Audubon Dakota’s Urban Woods & Prairies
Creating an Ethics Commission in ND
Transition Programs in the FM Area
Ending Addition in the FM Area
Are you a Dreamer? DACA, Immigration, and the national debate
Advancing Women Leaders
Homelessness in the FM Area
Are We Closer to Equality Now?
Renewable & Alternative Energy in ND
Fargo Election & Governance Task Force
Fargo Schools Mill Levy Vote
MN Legislative Preview
Sustainable Food through Policy & Community
Marsy’s Law: Understanding Both Sides
How to Vote in ND: The Current State of Voter ID Laws
Culture & Politics: Native American Views on the Dakota Access
City of Fargo Drought Management Plan
2016 Election Issues in North Dakota with ND Secretary of State Al Jaeger
Fargo Liquor Control Board and Task Force - oversight and current issues
The Fargo Project and Growing Together
Discussion of current and near future projects in Moorhead and Fargo. (City
Performance of the new North Dakota Voter ID Law in 2014 Election
A Preview of the 2015 Minnesota Legislative Session
Higher Education in ND from a Student's Perspective
Contributions of minority citizens to WWII.
Plans for Changes in Downtown Fargo
How does the Flood Diversion Board of Authority Work?
School Board Panel Discussion
Dr. Nick Bauroth - 'ND/MN: How to understand and follow Legislation
Key Points to Understanding Healthcare Reform
"Where Did the Money Go? The Cost of Elections in America"
League after Dark (the League tries an evening discussion meeting) - Flood
Diversion Authority, Immigration Reform, School Board strategies and MN/ND
Legislation open discussion, Discussion on Voter Legislation et al,
Where Did the Money Go? The Cost of Elections in America
Understanding Polls before Election Day and Exit polling on Election Day
Claire Wilson, MN Sec. of State's Office on Voter ID Amendment
People's Press Project
What it takes to run an Election
Minnesota: Clarifying Constitution Confusion
Redistricting in ND and MN
War on Voting
Issues of Child Care in our Community
Priorities of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of North Dakota
Budget process and the current state of finance in the City of Fargo and in Cass County
Open Meeting Laws, in Principle and in Practice.
Human Rights Legislation that impacts MN and ND
Immigration issues in Fargo/Moorhead and beyond