Joan writes about: Politics, Society

Joan Blades is a cofounder of Living Room Conversations, an open source effort to rebuild respectful discourse across ideological, cultural, and party lines while embracing our shared values. Joan is also a cofounder of and She is the coauthor of The Custom-Fit Workplace, winner of a Nautilus book award in 2011, and The Motherhood Manifesto, which won the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize in 2007. A mediator (attorney) by training and inclination, she is a nature lover, artist, and true believer in the power of citizens and our need to rebuild respectful civil discourse while embracing our core shared values.

There is a massive yearning for positive change in this country.


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