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Bridge Alliance Peer Learning Session - Being Conservative in the Movement with Pearce Godwin - Shared screen with gallery view
Lisa Swallow, Crossing Party Lines
28:59
In our experience, we find it much easier to bring libertarians into the table than conservatives.
Pearce Godwin
31:53
Field Playbook on Engaging Conservatives in the #ListenFirst Movement to Bridge Divides: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_3pZrHiTfYxGto2yQv88-oGhpmZHWMwp-0gFu45nQ8M/edit?usp=sharing
David Nevins
54:24
Great conversation. Thank you all for attending. I’ve got to run….
Jeremy Garson
56:26
Thank you David! And thank you for the question Snell!
Jeremy Garson
56:30
Denesha*
Kristin Hansen
01:02:57
Civic Health Project offers an online “clinic” full of depolarizing interventions that individuals, civic groups, and educators can access easily: https://www.civichealthproject.org/resources/education/
Jeremy Garson
01:03:17
Thank you Kristin!
Jeremy Garson
01:04:12
barring a question from a Bridge Alliance member -- which will be prioritized -- either Lisa or Kimberly will get the last question depending on time
Pearce Godwin
01:05:10
My call notes with some favorite insights we didn't get to: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eLm930Oa536UAPvn3p77IHOoukO2j9lkiMwoAM1rziU/edit?usp=sharing
Jeremy Garson
01:06:48
just received a message that Kimberly Clinch is part of American Promise, so her question will be prioritized. Sorry for the confusion Kimberly!
Kristin Hansen
01:08:28
Jeremy - will you send out this video link? I’d like everyone at Civic Health Project to have the opportunity to watch / listen
Jeremy Garson
01:08:48
absolutely!
Robyn Holdman
01:09:24
Yes, I would like the video if possible as I missed the first half of the session
Kristin Hansen
01:10:16
Jeremy you are cutting out
Robyn Holdman
01:10:29
Was this discussion videotaped? Is there permission from everyone to share?
Marla Estes
01:13:26
Agree with Pearce, we need to be careful about generalizing re groups
Jeremy Garson
01:13:33
the discussion is being taped. the default is that we don't share outside of Bridge Alliance b/c these learning sessions are a benefit of BA membership.
Jeremy Garson
01:13:45
100% marla
Marla Estes
01:17:17
It
Marla Estes
01:17:52
It’s also important to realize the Loud extremes don’t represent the majority who are more in the middle
Lisa Swallow, Crossing Party Lines
01:18:28
Pearce, thanks for sharing down to the "how does this impact me." That's what we find builds the connection between left and right. Getting beyond the gut reaction.
Kimberly Clinch
01:18:55
Thank you, both. Heartened to hear your personal views and heeding your input.
Denesha Snell
01:19:17
Thank you for having this discussion.
Jeremy Garson
01:22:31
that describes my best friend PERFECTLY
Marla Estes
01:22:35
I think there is a way to integrate. Too much change is chaotic; too much status quo is stifling. We need both/and. I think there is a way.
Kristin Hansen
01:22:39
Change is inevitable, and only happening faster and faster. It’s important to (1) describe the opportunity and (2) identify and ease the fears.
Jeremy Garson
01:22:54
love that comment Kristin
Marla Estes
01:23:00
Yes, address the collective nervous system
Jeremy Garson
01:23:06
and yours as well Marla
Marla Estes
01:23:24
This comes into my ideas about education.
Kristin Hansen
01:23:43
Honestly this is my biggest challenge - I am impatient. Change is happening (i.e. climate change) and we don’t have much time.
Jeremy Garson
01:25:04
For the non-BA members here, if you would like to talk offline about exploring opportunities for collaboration, please email me at Jeremy@bridgealliance.us
Jeremy Garson
01:25:46
i cannot promise anything, but my inbox is ALWAYS open for people who want to move us toward healthy self-governance
Marla Estes
01:26:33
Will do
Marla Estes
01:28:43
Braver Angels does a great job with the “Depolarizing Within” workshop too
Denesha Snell
01:31:20
Where does that position black conservatives?
Rob Schläpfer
01:31:50
Critical Thinking
Matt Byrne
01:33:05
Is the goal to find common ground or to develop skills to appreciate difference? Probably both are useful in different contexts, but I wonder what the emphasize is in our work.
Marla Estes
01:33:30
Good question, Matt
Marla Estes
01:33:41
YES!!!
Marla Estes
01:34:32
Denesha, thanks for your question re Black conservatives. Their voice is underrepresented unfortunately
Matt Byrne
01:34:50
Thank you Pearce and Erik and BA!
Lisa Swallow, Crossing Party Lines
01:34:51
Thank you all for the great discussion!
Jessica Hare
01:35:04
Awesome discussion! Thank you!
Jeremy Garson
01:35:17
thank you EVERYONE. what a great discussion :)
Marla Estes
01:35:26
Many thanks!
Leah Field
01:35:42
thanks all