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Getting “unstuck” with your members of Congress using Motivational Interviewing techniques, 9 pm ET - Shared screen with speaker view
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
10:34
Welcome everyone! So happy to have you here, go ahead and put your name, pronouns, and where you are joining from in the chat!
Anne Child
11:08
Anne Child she/her - Oak Ridge, TN
Elaine Wells
11:31
Elaine Wells, Omaha, NE, member since 1985
Betsy Suero Skipp
11:49
Hola from Miami
Beth Wilson
13:07
Beth Wilson (she/her), Olalla, WA
Rayna Castillo
13:09
Rayna Castillo (she/her) from Phoenix, AZ!
Liz Clerkin
13:15
Hi everyone, joining from Oberlin, OH
Ashley Swaby
13:18
Hello! Ashley Swaby, she/her, drizzly Bloomington IN
Marjorie Allen
13:18
Marjorie Allen, western Colorado
Kathleen Ness
13:26
Kathleen Ness, She, Her Grand Forks, ND
Tom Corbett
13:28
Tom Corbett He, Him, His Portland Oregon.
Heide Craig
13:49
Heide Craig,
Ken Patterson (he/him)
14:34
Hi Everyone!
Ken Patterson (he/him)
16:21
Received a little training
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
16:36
Hi folks, Sarah from Indiana, please post any questions you have in that chat!
Judy E Hamilton - She/Her
16:37
Judy Hamilton, She/Her, Charleston, West Virginia
Karyne Bury
17:00
Hello everyone, Karyne from Miami, FL. Very little training, looking forward to learning more!
Ann Alvarez
18:45
Hi, im in salt lake
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
18:53
Hi Ann, welcome!
Karyne Bury
19:05
Yes, great advocacy work on climate change being done by CCL!
Betsy Suero Skipp
19:13
We love CCL
Ann Alvarez
19:14
thanks Sarah
Betsy Suero Skipp
20:51
Just came back from Goblin Valley State Park - out of this world
Ann Alvarez
23:16
I've still never been to goblin valley, I need to staycation in my own state
Ann Alvarez
24:01
that's a huge deal to have accomplished that in Utah, impressive
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
24:04
Wow, that's awesome!
Rayna Castillo
24:06
Amazing!
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
27:05
Feel free to unmute yourselves!
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
27:14
work with my member of congress who is newly elected
Katherine Yabut
27:44
Exactly what Roxanne said!
Ken Patterson (he/him)
27:49
Working with challenging members of Congress—who don’t seem to share our values for ending poverty, or don’t see it as feasible
Lynne Patalano
28:20
that is really true Roxanne!
Ken Patterson (he/him)
28:40
Working with diverse members of our group—young, old, different races, socio-economic stations, etc.
Karyne Bury
29:15
Getting our more conservative members of congress to take action on critical issues that affect everyone in our community. I second Roxanne’s point, they may agree during our meeting but don’t take action to address issues like housing insecurity.
Ruth Thurmond Scott
29:39
Empathy towards needed systemic changes as opposed to bandaids?
Karyne Bury
30:00
Great point Ruth!
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
30:14
Those are all very good points, thank you all!
Karyne Bury
30:37
Thank you for your comments and efforts on addressing those issues Elaine!
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
31:03
Please continue to put your thoughts in the chat, we will be taking a look at all of them!
Betsy Suero Skipp
32:14
I think of Vaclav Havel and marvel how he changed hearts and minds
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
33:38
Agreed Betsy, his peaceful resistance was so admiring
Liz Clerkin
35:36
My MOC is Jim Jordan. I feel completely hopeless about how to approach working with him. We are lucky to have other R. MOC's who are progressive and we want to continue our conversation with them. But given the political environment....how can we work with them to support our issues but tread softly in the Republlican party.
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
36:08
Thank you for sharing Liz!
Rayna Castillo
40:14
Great acting, Tom! haha
Karyne Bury
40:29
Bravo Tom!
Karyne Bury
40:43
I noticed you used the word “ought to”, which got him to resist more
Rayna Castillo
45:31
You invited Tom to speak much more often.
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
45:54
Great observations!
Karyne Bury
46:36
Great questions, the affirmation as you spoke to Tom drove him more into the conversation and to be more open to speaking to you.
Betsy Suero Skipp
46:57
Everyone wants to be the center of attention
Beth Wilson
47:55
This Backfire effect sounds like wht happens when I try and persuade my vaccine resistant to have the shot.
Ruth Thurmond Scott
50:33
Beth, I see this happening around racial reconciliation trying to help people see systems are the problem not the people who have been oppressed.
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
51:22
Very good points Beth and Ruth, thank you for bringing both those topics up!
Karyne Bury
51:24
Yes, thank you’s are usually part of our meetings
Karyne Bury
51:50
Good points Beth and Ruth!
Lila Bartel
51:59
We call it "common ground", finding common ground starts most of our MOC meetings
Lila Bartel
52:17
It's plenty hard sometimes
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
52:42
Agreed Lila, it definitely can be, but small things like that do add up!
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
57:03
that's great Tom, I really like how you reframed that!
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
58:25
wow this is great!
Karyne Bury
01:00:04
I just took a screen shot hahaha
Karyne Bury
01:00:12
Yes this is great Cecilia!
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
01:00:30
The slides and the recording will be placed on the website, and I plan to email it out to all of you. :)
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
01:00:41
you rock sarah! thanks!
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
01:02:18
Love that Betsy!
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
01:02:31
You're very welcome Cecilia!
Karyne Bury
01:02:31
Great Betsy!
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
01:05:10
Feel free to unmute yourselves!
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
01:05:56
You can also raise your hand using the reaction button at the bottom of your Zoom screen.
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
01:10:19
Thank you Betsy and Marjorie!
Karyne Bury
01:15:10
Yes!
Cecilia van Wijk (she/her)
01:15:16
love it!
Betsy Suero Skipp
01:16:08
This is great, have a beautiful night and happy peace day
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
01:16:23
This is a great opportunity to practice with your groups, and if you'd like to chat with staff, definitely reach out to us!
Beth Wilson
01:16:28
Peace Day?
Jim Driggers
01:16:48
Columbo technique sounds a bit like evocation.
Ken Patterson (he/him)
01:17:28
Thanks Dave!
Rayna Castillo
01:17:37
Thank you!
Karyne Bury
01:17:39
Thank you Dave!
Liz Clerkin
01:17:41
Thank you!
Karyne Bury
01:17:42
Thanks Sarah!
Karyne Bury
01:17:48
Goodnight everyone!
Judy E Hamilton - She/Her
01:17:52
Thank you!
Errolyn Gray
01:18:04
thank you!!