Crossing the Divide

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Name: Crossing the Divide
Date: May 16, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM PDT
Event Description:
Crossing the Divide: Talking to People with Opposing Political Viewpoints Visit the Hood River Library on Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. for a workshop about developing empathy and working with others who have differing values developed by Heidi Venture, a nonprofit consultant. According to Venture, people are hungry for ways to impact the painful divide that has developed between Reds and Blues. While most are unlikely to have the opportunity or power to make an impact at a national level, or even a state level, individuals can all work on improving the way they relate to each other as individuals and in their own communities. This workshop is designed to help people understand and value differences, and develop empathy for each other. Crossing this divide will enable people to better work together to solve the many problems our communities face, while creating many opportunities to Crossing the Divide: Talking to People with Opposing Political Viewpoints Visit the Hood River Library on Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. for a workshop about developing empathy and working with others who have differing values developed by Heidi Venture, a nonprofit consultant. According to Venture, people are hungry for ways to impact the painful divide that has developed between Reds and Blues. While most are unlikely to have the opportunity or power to make an impact at a national level, or even a state level, individuals can all work on improving the way they relate to each other as individuals and in their own communities. This workshop is designed to help people understand and value differences, and develop empathy for each other. Crossing this divide will enable people to better work together to solve the many problems our communities face, while creating many opportunities to enrich communities. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Hood River County Library District at 541-386-2535, info@hoodriverlibrary.org, or visit their website at http://hoodriverlibrary.org
Location:
502 State Street
Date/Time Information:
May 16, 6:30
Contact Information:
info@hoodriverlibrary.org
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