Special Zoom talk, Productive Conversations Without Confrontation

When was the last time you had a conversation about current events with someone who holds an opposing view? If that experience left you feeling frustrated and shut down, join this virtual Cape-wide discussion with the News Literacy Project (click here for their site) to learn tools for speaking about current events and listening across divides. The discussion will take place Online via Zoom on Thursday April 25 at 5:30pm-click here to register. Please note that the library will be closed and you are expected to join the Zoom from your home.

In today’s divided political climate it can feel impossible to hold civil conversations about current events – especially when misinformation and conspiracy theories abound. However, learning a few news literacy skills can help you keep conversations grounded in fact while maintaining the civility that is essential in a thriving democracy. About the News Literacy Project:

The News Literacy Project, a nonpartisan education nonprofit, is building a national movement to advance the practice of news literacy throughout American society, creating better informed, more engaged and more empowered individuals—and ultimately a stronger democracy.

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