• Black Lives Matter: How to Talk to Your Family About It

    Oct 07, 2020

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    Black Lives Matter Movement A Conversation About What It Is and Why We Need It.

    Black Lives Matter.  Across the country and around the world, we have seen protests demanding an end to systemic racism and police brutality in our country as well as justice for the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Rayshard Brooks, Elijah McClain and countless others. 

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  • Can Love Trump Family Politics This Holiday Season?

    Dec 20, 2018 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    How to navigate the minefield of family politics during the holidays 

    As folks make the trek back home for the holidays, family politics can create even more conflict. This week we took a different turn; instead of talking about political strategy which is the main focus of this blog, we asked for help on navigating family politics from the professionals. Our final interview is a deep dive into family politics with Edward Honnold; a therapist in D.C.

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  • Don’t Let Family Politics Trump Your Holidays | Rev. Tim Schenck

    Dec 17, 2018 by The Campaign Workshop

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    Navigating Family politics: How do you talk with your politically divided family? 

    Going home for the holidays can be tough especially when you're anticipating the next conversation with Auntie Jean about President Donald Trump. As folks head home for the holidays, we want to make sure you're prepared to sit at the dinner table and navigate family politics with those who don't politically agree with you.

    We could all use some help here, so don't fret. With the help of Rev. Tim Schenck, we can all improve our family dinner conversation this holiday. 

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  • Family Politics: Can My Family Be Stronger Together During the Holidays

    Dec 22, 2016 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Don’t Let Family Politics Get the Better of You

    Our contributor today is Bob Kearney, who had worked in politics for many years before becoming a social worker. Bob and I have worked together on many a campaign, and he has a unique understanding of the stresses folks are going through this time of year and had some very actionable answers to my questions on navigating family politics.  

    1. How do I stop myself from having a blow up with my relatives about family politics over the holidays? How do I stop a relative from having a blow up?

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