Skills for Bridging the Divide (VT - State/Charlotte Public Library)

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Skills for Bridging the Divide (VT - State/Charlotte Public Library)

Communication Skills for Bridging the Political Divide Workshop

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Charlotte Library 115 Ferry Road Charlotte, VT 05445

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  • 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Note: This event is to be attended in-person.

There can be a lot of stress among family members and friends who are divided politically, and polarizing public conversation doesn't help.

In this workshop you will learn and practice skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground, and affirm the importance of the relationship. This free workshop does the following:

  • Provides knowledge about what it takes to have constructive, non-polarizing conversations between people who disagree politically
  • Gives you the chance to practice these skills to have these conversations
  • Motivates you to have these conversations with people in your social network

You will practice the listening and speaking skills with others of your own 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 will be asked to choose a side for the purpose of practicing the skills.

Questions? Contact Lincoln Earle-Centers at learle-centers@braverangels.org

This workshop is a free event brought to you by Braver Angels as part of our mission to depolarize America. Braver Angels is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. We invite you to consider a gift to Braver Angels; all donations are tax deductible. Your support will allow us to offer more workshops and debates with the ultimate goal of uniting America.

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