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Status and Privilege Nov. 14, 2019 @ 7:00 PM EASTERN / 4:00 PM PACIFIC (adjust for your time zone) We joke about “keeping up with the Joneses” — but there’s real competition in our society for status and the accompanying privilege. How do we decide what we most value that bestows this status? While our country seems to favor wealth, there are other forms of status and privilege. What privilege do each of us enjoy? And how does that correspond with…Find out more »
A Holiday Recipe for Talking Politics with Family: Hour-Long Trainingwith Optional 30-Minute Q&A with Hosts November 18, 2019 @ 6:30pm ET/ 3:30pm PT (adjust for your time zone) Join us for an hour-long training with tips from the staff at Living Room Conversations about how (and when) to talk politics with family over the holidays while preserving your relationships. Many have asked us for this before, so based on our Friends and Family Tip Sheet we published last year, we’re making this…Find out more »
Relationships Over Politics: Connecting with Friends and Family: 90-Minute Conversation w/ Optional 30-Minute Q & A with Hosts!
Relationships over Politics: Connecting with Friends and Family Nov 21, 2019 @ 7 PM EASTERN / 4:00 PM PACIFIC (adjust for your time zone) Is it possible to use Living Room Conversations with our families and close friends? It is ultimately challenging, because family are more likely to break ‘host and guest’ social norms. The emotional stakes are higher, conversations are colored by long, deeply personal histories and it can feel easier to ‘take the gloves off’ and fight dirty, unconstrained…Find out more »
Communicating with Care December 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm EASTERN / 9:00 am PACIFIC (adjust for your time zone) We may want to communicate with others in such a way that we gain knowledge and bridge divides, but those conversations don’t always come naturally. Most of us struggle to self-evaluate our communication skills and we might be unaware of words and actions that shut down healthy dialogue when discussing divisive issues. In this conversation we will actively share and explore what…Find out more »
The Power of Empathy December 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm EASTERN / 4:00 pm PACIFIC (adjust for your time zone) Empathy goes beyond concern or sympathy. Empathy is stepping into the shoes of another with the intention to better understand and feel what they are experiencing. It is expressed in our choice to be fully present with someone and listen beyond their words for their feelings and unmet needs. Knowing that at least one other person “gets what I’m going through”…Find out more »