August 7th: “Banned Books,” led by Diane Noren (Friendship Room/Hybrid: 11:45am)
Details forthcoming, although the title says it all.
September 10th: “Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen,” led by Terri Hamm (of Loaves and Fishes) (Friendship Room/Hybrid: 11:45am)
At this forum, we will learn about this very impressive ministry. Check out the Loaves & Fishes website
September 24th: “Homelessness is a Housing Problem,” led Sean Everton (Friendship Room/Hybrid: 11:45am)
This forum will explore the work of Clayton Page Aldern (housing scholar) and Gregg Colburn (data journalist), specifically, their book Homelessness is a Housing Problem.
October 8th: “Say the Right Think,” led by Shelley Wessels (Friendship Room/Hybrid: 11:45am)
This forum will consider the book Say the Right Thing: How to Talk About Identity, Diversity, and Justice, by Kenji Yoshino and David Glasgow.
Social Media and Political Polarization
Also, some of you may be interested the link between social media platforms and political polarization. Recent research by the computational social scientist Chris Bail (Duke University) challenges some of the received wisdom on the relationship between the two. I’ve summarized some of his findings in this blog post: Social Media and Political Polarization
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