Parisa Parsa featured in the New York Times
It's that time of year. Fighting across plates full of turkey season. And these days, it seems, partisan rancor has never been uglier.
But there's reason for hope. Today in The New York Times, EP Executive Director Parisa Parsa shares some key elements to have better conversations about hot-button political issues with people who completely, utterly, and unmistakably disagree. Her insights are drawn from three decades of institutional experience and our robust evaluation program.
“We have found that these conversations don’t make people compromise or weaken their positions,” she said. What they can do “is foster respect and affection where once we had seen an adversary.”