Initiative attempts to revive civility

Wed, 2018-04-11

Mount Vernon - A national grassroots initiative wanting to change the way we relate to one antoher is looking to get its foot in the door in Knox County. 

Lauren Litton, statewide coordinator for Revive Civility Ohio, spoke Tuesday with a small group of county stakeholders to explain the program that has been rolled out in four states across the country through the University of Arizona's national Institute for Civil Discourse. The object isn't to change minds, Litton said, but to be more open and accepting of toehr's thoughts and opinions.