92y Talks

State of Democracy Summit, Part Two: Priya Parker, Jevin West, Mahogany L. Browne, and more



In this episode of 92Y Talks, we present another installment of excerpts from our recent State of Democracy Summit, produced in collaboration with the Knight Foundation, ProPublica, and Craig Newmark Philanthropies. Democracy in Public: Kounkuey Design Initiative's Chelina Odbert, Eric Klinenberg of NYU's Institute for Public Knowledge, and Priya Parker, author of The Art of Gathering and host of the New York Times podcast Together Apart. As America becomes more ideologically divided along geographic lines, what roles can public spaces, both physical and digital, play in fostering public discourse and bridging divides? Their discussion follows introductions by The Knight Foundation's Lilly Weinberg and Lynn Ross from Reimagining The Civic Commons. Technology, Misinformation, and Democracy: Debora Plunkett of Harvard's Belfer Center, ProPublica's Jeff Kao, and Jevin West from the University of Washington's Center for an Informed Public in conversation with Emily Tisch Sussman, host of the Your Political Playli