Trust In Elections

When you think about our voting practices, what hopes and concerns do you have for building trust in our electoral process? Trust is a critical component of building and maintaining

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Respect

Who in your life makes you feel respected? How does that affect you? We all want to be treated with respect. Respect itself is foundational to Living Room Conversations as

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Political Stereotypes

What are you curious about or wish you understood about another party or viewpoint? It can be tempting to dismiss the concerns and opinions of the people around us or

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Political Peace Building

If the candidate you support didn’t win- how are you hoping to be treated? Political ads and media are fanning our anxiety about the other side and threatening the very

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More Curious, Less Furious

What concerns, if any, make you hesitant to express your genuine interest in the different views of another person? Many media and culture sources promote the idea that we should

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Guns and Responsibility

What role have guns played in your life? Guns, the second amendment, and gun control are topics that often bring forth strong passions and opinions. They are repeatedly used to

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Climate Change

What is your experience when the conversation topic turns to climate change? It’s time to change the climate of our climate conversations by not huddling under our umbrellas with only

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Media and Polarization

How does the media impact you, your friends, and your family? Over the last 50 years, our media has shifted from major networks and newspapers to specialized sources with specific

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