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Democracy Matters - Episode 96: Can Hard Conversations Save Democracy?


by Carah Ong Whaley

 
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SUMMARY: Christy Vines, President and CEO of Ideos institute, joins us to discuss the importance of empathy ahead of the National Day of Dialogue on January 5, 2022.


What power does empathy hold when it comes to creating opportunities for social and political change? 

“Social change cannot happen with a bulldozer. It takes moments of awareness building,” says Christy Vines, President and CEO of Ideos institute. Vines joins us to discuss the importance of empathy and empathetic leadership ahead of the National Day of Dialogue on January 5, 2022.

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  • The National Day of Dialogue is an invitation to all Americans to change our current state of division and polarization by crossing lines of difference and into real dialogue.

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Published: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2022

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