Check Out The Full Schedule For HuffPost's Listen To America Tour

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Join us for HuffPost’s Listen to America bus tour. Step aboard the bus and tell us your story — what matters most to you and what being American means today.

Everyone’s welcome to hang out, chat, enjoy snacks and more. Most stops will also include a special event with community leaders discussing topics of local concern and taking questions from the audience.  

Can’t make it? Follow along on the HuffPost “Listen to America” Facebook page.

And don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter to get all the bus tour updates.

Sept. 12 - St. Louis, Mo.

10:30 a.m. Launch Event at Kiener Plaza 

  • As we kick off the Listen to America bus tour, St. Louis community leaders will send us off with a few words. Speakers include Lydia Polgreen, EIC, HuffPost; Donald Suggs, Publisher, St. Louis American; Rev. Starsky Wilson; Tishaura Jones, Treasurer, City of St. Louis; Alderwoman Megan Green.

2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Tour stop: Salt and Smoke - 6525 Delmar Blvd.

  • Stop by, tell us what’s on your mind, and grab some swag.  We look forward to seeing you!
  • RSVP

7 p.m. Forum: “Three Years After Ferguson: Seeking Solutions in St. Louis,” The Royale, 3132 S Kingshighway Blvd. (in partnership with the St. Louis American)

  • Come hear community leaders talk about what’s working — and what still needs work. Audience Q&A to follow.
  • Introduction: Lydia Polgreen, EIC, HuffPost
  • Moderator: Chris King, Managing Editor, St. Louis American
  • Panelists: Kayla Reed, Organizer and Strategist; Rev. Starsky Wilson; Alderwoman Megan Green; Blake Strode, Staff Attorney, Arch City Defenders; Kevin Ahlbrand, former Ferguson Commissioner and Missouri FOP President, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Sergeant
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The Clinton Library, where the Listen to America tour will hold an event. (Elizabeth W. Kearley via Getty Images)

Sept. 14 - Little Rock, Ark.

11 a.m - 3 p.m.  Tour stop: The Clinton Library  

  • Stop by, tell us what’s on your mind, and grab some swag.  We look forward to seeing you!

7 p.m.  Forum: “Victory Over Violence: Overcoming Gangs in Little Rock,” Philander Smith College (in partnership with KARK and Fox16 News)

  • Little Rock community leaders discuss the path to combating gang violence in the city. Audience Q&A to follow.
  • Moderator: Fox16 anchor Kevin Kelly
  • Panelists: Tristan Wilkerson, Black Male Initiative Coordinator, Social Justice Institute at Philander Smith College; Kenton Buckner, Police Chief, Little Rock PD; Leifel Jackson, Motivational Speaker, Gang Consultant, Youth Mentor and Founder of ROCAN Inc.; Joyce Elliott, Arkansas state senator

Sept. 15 - Oxford, Miss.

11 a.m - 3 p.m.  Tour stop: Oxford Town Square (near City Hall)

  • Stop by, tell us what’s on your mind, and grab some swag.  We look forward to seeing you!

5 p.m.  Interview: “What Makes Oxford Work: A Sit-Down With Mayor Robyn Tannehill,” Off Square Books

  • Journalist and author Curtis Wilkie talks with Mayor Robyn Tannehill about progress, positive change and roadblocks to overcome. Audience Q&A to follow. 

Sept. 18 - Memphis, Tenn.

11 a.m - 3 p.m.  Tour stop: Crosstown Concourse

  • Stop by, tell us what’s on your mind, and grab some swag.  We look forward to seeing you!

7 p.m.  Forum: “Economic Justice in the City (Revisited),” Clayborn Temple (in partnership with High Ground)

  • Moderator: Wendi C. Thomas, journalist with MLK50
  • Panelists: Floyd Tyler, founder and president of Preserver Partners; Alex Matlock, CEO of Contigo Creative and President of the Mid-South Latino Chamber of Commerce; Carolyn Hardy, Chairman of the Greater Memphis Chamber and CEO of Henderson Transloading Services; Jozelle Booker, President of the Memphis Minority Business Council Continuum

Sept. 19, 20 - Birmingham, Al.

Sept. 19, 6 - 7 p.m.  Forum: 16th Street Baptist Church, “Overcoming and surviving inner city violence in Birmingham”

  • Moderator: Sarah Verser, WBRC Anchor
  • Panelists: David Luker, public defender; Danny Carr, district attorney; Birmingham Police Deputy Chief Henry Irby; Birmingham Violence Reduction Initiative manager Jarralynne Agee; Carolyn Johnson, Founder, Parents Against Violence Foundation, Inc. 

Sept. 20, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tour stop: Railroad Park (17th Street Plaza Section A)

  • Stop by, tell us what’s on your mind, and grab some swag.  We look forward to seeing you!

More details on future stops soon!

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.