Finding Common Ground Speaker Series

by | Oct 9, 2017 | East District Newsletter

Salaam-Chai-Paradise and Paradise Valley United Methodist Church announce Finding Common Ground, a lecture series promoting cross-cultural awareness and better understanding of our neighbors and ourselves with speakers from the ASU Psychology Department and Claremont Lincoln University. Learn how prejudices develop and perpetuate, how we learn to trust each other when we are so different, and how diversity is an asset at this free community event via Eventbrite.

All the events begin at 6:30 PM in the chapel at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church, 4455 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley.

October 12, 2017 – Lecturer: Dr. Adam Cohen, ASU, Psychology Department
Know Thyself: Why and How Do We Believe What We Do?:
The Foundations of Our Worldviews and Belief Structures

October 26 – Lecturer: Dr. Steven Neuberg, ASU, Psychology Department
Why and How Do We See Others as “Different”?:
The Ubiquity and Anatomy of Prejudice and Exclusion

November 9 – Lecturer: Dr. Stephanie Varnon-Hughes, Claremont Lincoln University
Where Do We Go From Here? “True Grit” and Experiential Strategies for Finding Common Ground

Free Childcare with a Reservation
Free, certified onsite childcare is available with a 48-hour reservation. To reserve a spot for your child(ren), please call the church at 602-840-8360, ext 134 at least 48 hours before the event. If you need to cancel childcare, even at the last minute, please call the number again.

Click here for more information on each lecture.

Registration on Eventbrite is free, but limited to 180 seated guests.

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