The once-a-decade process of redrawing House of Representatives districts is underway, following the U.S. census results. Texas and Florida will gain more seats while California, New York, and Ohio are expected to lose seats. The shift would mean losing three congressional seats from states that President Joe Biden won in 2020, potentially giving an advantage to Republicans heading into the midterm elections. Republicans need just five seats to take control.
Curious if there might be better alternatives to our elections system? Been hearing about Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) and want to learn more?
Join us Tuesday night, September 28th (8pm-9pm ET) as we tackle the topic through a nonpartisan lens, with an opportunity to have your questions answered by those most familiar with RCV. Our volunteer moderated panel includes Cara McCormick, co-founder of The Committee for Ranked Choice Voting, the historic campaign that made Maine the first state in the na...
We’ll be joined for an important conversation by author and scholar Dr. Danielle Allen to talk about her thesis — that the Declaration of Independence means just as much for political equality as it does for individual liberty — in her book “Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality.”
Learn more about Dr. Allen and “Our Declaration” here: https://wwnorton.com/books/Our-Declaration/
Free Introduction and Orientation to Empathy Circle Facilitation Training: Come learn and practice the Empathy Circle process for addressing challenging topics. An Empathy Circle is a structured dialogue process based on Active and Empathic Listening that effectively supports meaningful and constructive dialogue
An Empathy Circle increases mutual understanding and connection by ensuring that each person feels fully heard to their satisfaction. The practice is the most effective gateway pract...
Do you have friends, relatives, neighbors, students, or faith community members who you want to find a way to connect with? Living Room Conversations offers “do-it-yourself” guides to help you have meaningful, friendly and even joyful online discussions! Host your own online Living Room Conversation following their seven simple steps.