In the era of President Trump and social media, civility in politics seems to be at a low point in modern history.
They hosted sessions during the 2019 Mackinac Policy Conference featuring participants who were teamed up with someone they don’t have a lot in common with – at least on the surface.
Monica Rodriguez is the Coordinator of the Detroit Scholarship Fund at the Detroit Regional Chamber. She was teamed up with former Republican state Rep. John Walsh, who is now president of the Downtown Detroit Partnership.
Rodriguez and Friedman talk about the conversations they had through the civility project and the value of those discussions.
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