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Families & Politics

05/15/2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Host Organization: Braver Angels Michigan
State: MI

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

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.

Workshop Format: This is a two-part workshop combining an online eLearning course and an online, interactive workshop offered over Zoom.

  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 interactive online workshop where you will be guided in practicing listening and speaking skills.

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. Click here to donate.

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Details

Date:
05/15/2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/families-politics-mi-state-registration-153247668903

Organizer

David Joseph (Unity of Royal Oak)
Email:
dljoseph68@gmail.com

Other

Host Organization
Braver Angels Michigan
State
MI
Setting
Online

Braver Angels Support