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Families & Politics

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT

Host Organization: Sonoma County Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Sebastopol Grange
State: CA

Local Focus: Sonoma County, CA

Family relationships are becoming casualties of our toxic political environment. Family members are having nasty political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime relationships.

If you want to preserve important family bonds while still being true to your values and political beliefs, this workshop will offer you:

  • Insight into why family differences over politics are uniquely challenging;
  • Recognition of common roles that family members play in political conversations (for example, the Gladiator, the Defender, and the Sniper);
  • Strategies and skills for handling family political differences in a constructive way.

Although the focus is on family relationships, you can use learnings in this workshop with any loved one. You’ll laugh and have some fun in this workshop—it won’t be all serious. After all, we all come from quirky families.

This is a two-part workshop consisting of:

  1. Part one consists of a 40 minute, interactive course. You complete this online before the workshop.
  2. Part two is joining us for the workshop where you will be guided in practicing listening and speaking skills.

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O’Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

See you there!

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. To donate, click here.

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Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Event Category:
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Venue

Sebastopol Grange
6000 Sebastopol Ave, Hwy 12
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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Organizer

bradleybrinkengineering@gmail.com
Email:
bradleybrinkengineering@gmail.com

Other

Host Organization
Sonoma County Braver Angels
State
CA
Partner Org(s)
Sebastopol Grange
Setting
In-person

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