Against a backdrop of hyper-political polarization, Dr. Karen Frick reviews recent transpartisan coalitions of ·strange bedfellows” – conservative and progressive allies who advocate for governmental policy change. Some might view these as ‘unlikely alliances” that legitimize historical opponents. But when divergent activists agree on matters of substance and process, public officials and the citizenry are challenged to not dismiss outright an “enemy other:’
Dr. Frick will discuss how these coalitions form, the strategies used to market and disseminate coalition messaging, and the implications for policy and planning.
Tickets on sale March 23 at www.marinlwv.org.