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Our Common Ground: Insights From Listening to American Voters
September 19 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pmFree
Author book discussion, in person and on ZOOM, 11:30 AM.
How do we talk with each other about politics? How can we really hear what each other is saying and engage with civility and understanding? How far apart are we really in how we see the world?
Please join award-winning CEO and writer Diane Hessan as she shares with us her research on this timely issue, as captured in her new book Our Common Ground. After talking with 500+ voters from different sides of the aisle, monthly, since 2016, Hessan will help us navigate our times by sharing her research and implications for all of us moving forward. As Amazon shares in its review: “After more than a million individual communications, two things became clear: We have more common ground than we realize. And we are, sadly, failing at understanding each other.”
Hessan will speak in the main building of the Unitarian Church in Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Rd, after the 10 AM service on Sunday. Ours is a big and inclusive community: all – of all political stripes and opinions – are welcome. Masks required. The building has multiple side glass walls that will remain open for fresh air and ventilation.
We will broadcast this event on our worship ZOOM link and will moderate discussion online as well as in person. See www.uuwestport.org for Sunday ZOOM info.
Please feel free to invite friends and family; the more the merrier! Questions? Contact Beth Cliff at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 203.227.7205 x 16.