Fear Less, Dialogue More: An Interactive Examination of the Fears that Stifle Hard Conversations.

Fear Less, Dialogue More: An Interactive Examination of the Fears that Stifle Hard Conversations.
Date Wednesday, April 28, 2021
6:30 - 8:45 p.m.
FeaturingDr. Gregory Ellison II, author of Fear+Less Dialogues: A New Movement For Justice
Location Benson Great Hall - View maps and directions
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr St Paul MN 55112
Instructions for GuestsOnly members of the Bethel community — this includes Bethel students, faculty, staff, and alumni — are invited to participate in this event. UPDATE: Registration begins Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7 p.m. and will end Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 2 p.m. In-person attendees can enter the Benson Great Hall from 6:15 p.m. and can park in the West parking lot. Dr. Ellison II’s presentation will also be livestreamed. This event will not be recorded and therefore cannot be accessed after the lecture has concluded. 
SponsorsThe Reconciliation Studies Program, Bethel University

Event Description

1. Do you have the eyes to see and the ears to hear the unacknowledged all around us?

2. Who are the individuals and groups in our schools, churches, and communities that are hidden in plain view and screaming from the shadows?

This interactive and thought-provoking presentation challenges leaders to expand their capacity to see gifts where others only perceive problems, hear value in the stories of unlikely partners, and work for transformation and change in self and others. Ellison will offer research-based strategies to heighten awareness to the unacknowledged and circumnavigate some primary fears that stifle meaningful dialogue. While wearing multiple hats as professor, author, and activist, Ellison and his colleagues at Fearless Dialogues have created spaces for nearly 50,000 leaders domestically and internationally to engage in hard, heartfelt conversations.

More information about Dr. Ellison II's work can be accessed via the following link: https://www.fearlessdialogues.com/


Contact: reconciliation@bethel.edu



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