Better Angels Depolarizing Within Workshop, Ithaca NY

Here's a step you can take to reduce polarization in our communities.

About this Event

Much of today’s polarization is driven by how we talk with like-minded people about those on the other side. Too often, we stereotype, dismiss, or ridicule our fellow citizens who support the other political party, its leaders, and its policies.

This free, three-hour workshop helps participants become more aware of their own "inner polarizer."

It teaches how to be critical without demonizing, dismissing, or stereotyping large swaths of the population. And it offers strategies for intervening constructively in social conversations with like-minded peers when these conversations veer into contempt and ridicule for people who hold other political views.

Who should come? Anyone interested in examining their own inner polarization. We welcome participants of all political persuasions.

Questions? Contact Pat Evans at patevans46@ecovillage.ithaca.ny.us

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This workshop will be repeated on February 22 in Spencer, NY. A separate invitation will be sent for that workshop. Or, contact Amy Estro at quattrokrem@hotmail.com

 

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WHEN
February 08, 2020 at 9:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE
First Unitarian Society of Ithaca
306 N Aurora St
Ithaca, NY 14850
United States
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CONTACT
Robbie Ha ·