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Listening to Strengthen Democracy
October 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kathy Cramer, Natalie C. Holton Chair of Letters & Science and Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Senior Advisor at Cortico
Our democracy suffers from a lack of listening and an overabundance of people not feeling heard. In her talk, Dr. Cramer will explain what she heard while inviting herself into the conversations of people in small communities in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. That project led to a collaboration with a team of technology experts at MIT and partner nonprofit, Cortico. Kathy will talk about the community-driven listening network they invented, the Local Voices Network, and share what they’ve learned so far from chapters in Wisconsin, New York, Massachusetts, and Alabama.
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