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Invite Diverse Perspectives

Invite Diverse Perspectives

The Committee of Seventy’s PA Project for Civic Engagement (PPCE) helps communities and organizations hold productive conversations about challenging issues. Its motto is: If you want to hear a different conversation, you have to hold a different conversation. 

The Diverse Perspectives Reading List

Enjoy a few of our picks for books that help us keep an open but critical mind.

  • The Righteous Mind, Jonathan Haidt

  • Healing the Heart of Democracy, Parker Palmer

  • Coming to Public Judgement, Daniel Yankelovich

  • Stepping Forward, Rich Hartwood

How to Have Better Political Conversations 

Take a look at some of the videos below for some discussion of how to change the conversation and what is at stake if we don’t.

How to Talk Politics and Keep Friends | Timothy Dale | TEDxUWLaCrosse

How to Talk Politics and Keep Friends | Timothy Dale | TEDxUWLaCrosse

How to have better political conversations | Robb Willer

How to have better political conversations | Robb Willer