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How to Talk Across the Political Divide: Better Angels Skills Workshop

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Grace Lutheran Church

1430 South Boulevard

Evanston, IL 60202

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With fall approaching, and the anticipation of sitting around a Thanksgiving table with extended family and friends, there's a lot of stress among those who are divided politically, and the current polarized public conversation doesn't help. Please join us for this Better Angels Workshop to learn skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground, and affirm the importance of the relationship.

After a presentation, you will have an opportunity to practice conversation skills. You will practice in a pair with someone of your same political persuasion—red or blue. “Reds” lean conservative and tend to vote Republican. “Blues” lean liberal and tend to vote Democratic. If you fall somewhere in the middle, you can choose a side for purposes of practicing the skills.

Who can come? Anyone interested in having better conversations with people on the other side of the political aisle.

Questions? Contact Annie Rosenthal at annie@annierosenthal.com

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