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Five Weeks of Dialogue: An Essential Email Series
This five-week email series is designed to supercharge your efforts to reduce polarization, bridge divides, and change the way people engage differences of identities, values, and perspectives. Whether you're thinking about large-scale projects or looking for small, simple, everyday tools to foster healthier relationships, you'll be able to use these skills and resources where you live, work, worship, and learn.
EP in the News: How to tackle political polarization — the researchers trying to bridge divides
“The right framing for a conversation can go a long way. When [John] Sarrouf prepares to facilitate a discussion with a community in conflict, he carefully considers how to initiate the dialogue. For example, ‘if I ask you, “are you for or against gun control?”, you’ve got a polarized conversation right away,’ he says. Instead, he asks participants to tell a story that can help others to understand how they’ve reached their beliefs.”