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Recovering the (Lost) Art of Civility

"Deepening political divisions in America are spurring acts of extreme violence. What will it take to regain civil discourse that serves common interests? Can anything be done to reduce the acrimony in American society?"

These are the guiding questions asked by David Bornstein, founder of the Solutions Journalism Network [], in a recent New York Times opinion piece. As we consider furthering civic engagement, it seems we also need to consider the role of civility. Enjoy the article: Recovering the (Lost) Art of Civility [New York Times, October 29, 2018, and consider, how do we build/enhance/ensure civility in our environmental education work?