"Setting rules of engagement and establishing structured environment are two key ways for every voice to be heard."
"New initiative shows that Americans can find common ground on many of the problems our nation faces."
"we won’t agree on those answers, but that’s not the point...as soon as we have a conversation. Things change"
NCDD Confab call Tuesday April 10th, feat Linda Ellinor who will be interviewing Paul Cienfuegos of Community Rights US
"Our collective focus on ‘political polarization’ is obscuring large areas of agreement."
National Issues Forums Institute hold deliberative forums on immigration, will meet with DC lawmakers at A Public Voice
"The best way to get through this polarization is to start thinking of each other as human beings.”
“Like polarized molecules, group members become more aligned in the direction they were already tending.”
"Our old system was stagnating and actively breaking down. Our social contract is up for renewal."