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In the shoes of my neighbor

Posted on Aug 12, 2018

American society is fragmented. neighborhoods, faith communities, classrooms, workplaces are struggling to foster genuine connections across race, gender, political and religious lines. What is at the root of the disconnect? How can one cross over and begin building authentic relational bridges?


By the end of this presentation participants will be able to:

  • Identify roadblocks that prevent authentic connections
  • Recognize gaps and blind spots related to one’s own values
  • Use the empathy framework to build relational bridges


  • Individuals
  • Management
  • Religious organizations
  • Community leaders