2020 Election – Concerns and Aspirations
Organizer: Living Room Conversations
As campaigning begins for the 2020 election, countless voices clamor for our attention, our donations, our time, and our votes. Headlines, news broadcasts, and social media present conflicting reports on guns, immigration, border security, abortion, climate, healthcare, and other pressing matters – often using facts selected to bolster specific views. Shrill ads overwhelm our senses and seem designed to promote rage rather than reflection. It can be difficult to stay open-minded to new learning or understand the perspectives of those we disagree with. This conversation is an opportunity to share and reflect on our perspectives with others; cutting through the noise to seek a more productive exchange about our different values and hopes for the future.