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Reduce conflicts with family, friends and others by using these ideas.  

Ground rules for better conversations.

Structured conversations to build healthier relationships.

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Living Room Conversations is the organization providing the above resources. Anyone with an open mind can engage with their friends, family, colleagues as well as new acquaintances in friendly yet meaningful conversation. These conversations increase understanding, reveal common ground and help create possible solutions. No fancy event or skilled facilitator is needed.

Listen First Project believes when people genuinely listen in open and honest conversation, especially with someone of different views, our relationships, communities and culture are transformed in positive ways.

National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation’s Resource Center provides more resources on dialogue, deliberation and public engagement.

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In today’s world, many are frustrated with the difficulty of connecting with people of differing perspectives. Not understanding each other has led to damaged relationships, increased polarization and political gridlock. Above are resources to help you build bridges of understanding to create solutions.