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September meeting of Berkshire Women's Action Group

Having Difficult Conversations

A Workshop Led by Daniel Noah Moses, Ph.D.

Presented by the Berkshire Women’s Action Group

September 20, 2018 at 6:00PM

Great Barrington Fire House, State Road 

**This interactive workshop is limited to 30 participants. Please RSVP to: rogovin161@yahoo.com.  Thank you.

When we asked people about how they engage with people whose viewpoints are very different, the answer was., “I DON’T BOTHER”.

This workshop and discussion will focus on challenges, opportunities and techniques for engaging in productive dialogue across diverse perspectives and belief systems. At a time of so much polarization and fear of the “other,” we need such skills to build networks for understanding.

The Director of Educator Programs at Seeds of Peace, for eighteen years, Daniel has dedicated himself to engaging with human beings across lines of conflict, and to exploring the kinds of education at the root of cross-cultural understanding, respect and active democracy. From 2000-2002, he was a CEP (Civic Engagement Project) Fellow at Yerevan State University and Brusov State University in Yerevan, Armenia. From 2002-2005, he was a Lecturer on Social Studies at Harvard University. Between 2006 and 2017, he lived in Jerusalem. In addition to his work with Seeds of Peace, he taught at Al Quds University in Abu Dis, and was a Jerusalem Fellow at the Mandel Leadership Institute. In the summers of 2017 and 2018, he and his colleagues offered a new Seeds of Peace course, "Educating in a Diverse Democracy," to focus on the conflicts raging within the United States. Daniel has a Ph.D. in American History from the University of Rochester and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He published his first book, The Promise of Progress: The Life and Work of Lewis Henry Morgan, in 2009. He is now writing about what he has learned through his work on the ground. 

Please join us for this interactive workshop.  For additional information you can find us at: BerkshireWomensActionGroup.com