Inspiring Meaningful Engagement Amid Diverse Views

You’ve created a space for individuals with diverse perspectives to live, work, study, and play together. Inevitably, uncomfortable conversations around difficult topics arise. How do you manage such interactions? Where is the line between offensive and hate speech? How can educators encourage students to advocate for themselves and work collaboratively with others? This talk will explore how to help today’s students engage with varying views, find common ground, and live as global citizens.

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photo of Valerie “Val” Smith
Valerie “Val” Smith

Swarthmore College