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Start Peace Week with this Event at First U!

WORKSHOP: Depolarizing Within

Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon

Brunner Chapel at First U Wilmington

Moderators: Bruce Fox and Cindy Heck

Free! Please Register Here

 

Please join our own Bruce Fox at this workshop. Offered as part of Peace Week Delaware, this 3-hour workshop was developed by Braver Angels, the nation’s largest grassroots depolarization organization. Depolarizing Within is designed to foster skills to help you lessen the effects of polarization when you encounter them in your political conversations. Note that by “polarization,” we are not referring to healthy disagreements over issues or philosophy. We are talking about how we regard and talk about large groups of ordinary people on the other side of the political aisle.

Goals of Depolarization Within…

To teach participants:

-How to be more aware of their own “inner polarizer”

-How to be critical without demonizing, dismissing or stereotyping large swaths of the population

-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