“Igniting A Bold New Democracy”
“Be Bold America!” Sunday, August 27, 2023 at 5:00pm (PDT)
“You are not alone … and there is a solution. The stark polarization in American politics is woven into the fabric of our culture – but it doesn’t have to be.” – Ruth Backstrom
Are you tired of broken politics and the deteriorating quality of life in America and aware that we need a dramatic shift for democracy to survive? Igniting A Bold New Democracy is an inspiring guide for creating a powerful pro-democracy movement using powerful approaches American citizens have used in the past to create reforms. Igniting A Bold New Democracy shares how proven facilitation methods, known as Dynamic Facilitation, could draw on our collective wisdom to design a vision for the new modern democracy that we deserve and need.
Dr. Ruth Backstrom, holds a BA in history and a PhD in education. Ruth spent 10 years working as a community advocate for more sustainability, and a champion for creating a food policy council. As she discovered that people are yearning to have conversationsabout how to solve the problems in our country, Ruth envisioned ways that citizens could come together to have authentic problem-solving conversations again, discover how to respond to these tumultuous times, and then enact reforms as all want.