Think about the last time you tried to talk with someone about politics or social issues who didn’t already agree with you. How well did it go? Thought so.
That’s why The Citizen is partnering with Civic Series for a special workshop on how to have difficult (especially political) conversations with those you care about. Based on Breaking Through Gridlock: The Power of Conversation in a Polarized World, by Jason Jay and Gabriel Grant, the workshop will share clear-cut and actionable pathways for having hard conversations about issues that matter to you.
Civic Series is a nonprofit that holds public events to help adults learn and talk about the most critical issues of our time, like North Korea, Israel-Palestine, racial tension in the U.S., and many others. The workshop will be led by Civic Series founder Laurs Hesse Fisher.
The event is free, but registration is required. Hang out after the event for drinks, snacks, and as few political food fights as possible.
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