(Originally posted on Kurtz Digital Strategy) “No religion or politics.” That’s a rule we very often establish in professional settings. We don’t want to offend any of our office mates, employees, customers or suppliers (to say nothing of keeping the […]
2019- Episode 1- Kristen Umstattd Host Butch Porter, Founder of Independent Education (http://inded.us), sits down with Kristen Umstattd, the Leesburg District Representative to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, and former Mayor of Leesburg, VA. They discuss the government shutdown, […]
StoryCorps has launched a new program called the “One Small Step” initiative. A few weeks ago, Butch Porter had the opportunity to go into downtown D.C. at 88.5 WAMU and converse with his counterpart, Elizabeth, in Birmingham, Alabama. This was […]
Cynthia Liang is a local high school student who has been working with Loudoun Youth on “DCub3d” which hosts monthly events where high school students get to talk about and debate and learn from each other on important issues that […]
For Episode 3 of Great Conversation(s), Butch Porter sits down with Mel Pine, the Virginia Coordinator for Better Angels (http://better-angels.org) to talk about political polarization and labels.
For episode 2 of Great Conversation(s), we sit down with Scott Hamberger, CEO of Integrus Holdings. We discuss the meaning of “Corporate Social Responsibility,” how the priorities are sometimes presented, and the myth of the false choice between community caring […]
First episode of Great Conversation(s) is with the Vice Mayor of Leesburg, VA, Suzanne Fox. Host Butch Porter and the Vice Mayor discussed the state of civil discourse today, as well as the importance of treating public service like exactly […]
This week on Great Conversations, we’re highlighting Better Angels, fresh off their convention in early June. There are a few things which are considered “silver bullet” issues when it comes to the modern political landscape. There are the partisan ones […]
Below is a conversation between an activist who has been burning Nazi and Confederate flags on courthouse lawns, and a local public relations rep with the Sons of the Confederacy.
We’re really excited about launching Great Conversations Loudoun. We seek to develop and promote conversations between the citizens and each other, their elected officials, community leaders. We’re going to be adding to THE Conversation by creating and finding many conversations […]