A Civil Dialogue

We worked with the Minnesota Council of Churches on their Respectful Conversations Project. Many people had strong emotions surrounding the Marriage Amendment in Minnesota. Disagreements on the amendment were projected to ruin family dinners, tear apart congregations, and create a poisonous media environment. The MCC hoped to facilitate conversations in churches throughout the state that let people honor each others opinions and listen honestly to feelings and ideas surrounding the issue. They are hosted different events around the state for people to listen, learn, and hopefully come away understanding different sides of the issue. We helped create part of an informal DVD that would dull aggression instead of sharpening it.