Convergence Center For Policy Resolution

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Convergence Book Launch Celebration

Convergence Center for Policy Resolution
July 30, 2024 1:00 pm
Public Event
Virtual Event(s)


Please join us on Tuesday, July 30, 2024 from 1-2pm ET over Zoom for a celebration honoring the publication of From Conflict to Convergence: Coming Together to Solve Tough Problems by Convergence Founder and First CEO Rob Fersh and Convergence CEO and President Mariah Levison.

Moderated by Linda Lorelle, Emmy Award-winning journalist, media personality, and Convergence Board Member, the event will feature a Q&A with Rob and Mariah about the experience of writing a book together, a sneak peek at the stories they told through the book, and a preview of the tried and tested strategies the book offers for helping a wide array of people negotiate and navigate seemingly intractable conflicts.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 30, 2024 from 1-2pm ET

WHERE: Zoom (Details will be emailed to registrants)

WHAT: Register today and submit a question for the authors!

WHYFrom Conflict to Convergence is a must-read resource for an increasingly combative and conflicted world. Help us spread the word.

PRE-ORDER TODAYconvergencepolicy.org/book


About From Conflict to Convergence: Coming Together to Solve Tough Problems

This compelling, practical guide offer strategies for de-escalating conflict and engaging constructively with others to find better solutions. Through real-life stories and examples, it offers proven strategies to help a diverse array of individuals negotiate and navigate seemingly insurmountable conflicts. Readers will learn how to achiever “higher ground” or “mutual gain” solutions that meet the needs of even conflicting groups and people in workplaces, communities, and society at large, paving the way for long-term cooperation. The primary aim of the book is to inspire and equip people to be effective collaborative problem-solvers and leaders. It has already garnered endorsements from prominent figures across the political spectrum, including Leon Panetta, former Secretary of Defense and Chief of Staff for Bill Clinton and Marc Racicot, former Governor of Montana and past Chairman of the Republican National Committee.

Pre-order From Conflict to Convergence now

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About the Authors

Mariah Levison is the CEO and President of Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, a nonprofit organization that builds trust and bridges divides to solve critical challenges and strengthen our democracy and society. Mariah is a seasoned consensus-builder with decades of experience in bringing people together to solve critical issues. She has spoken and offered trainings nationally and internationally, including with the Haitian government and the Presidential Leadership Scholars, at this year’s Civic Learning Week National Forum – where she led a session applying lessons from Justice Sotomayor and Justice Barrett’s dialogue – and most recently, at a TED Discovery session.

Rob Fersh is the Founder and first CEO of Convergence Center for Policy Resolution. He has spent over 45 years bridging policy differences and moving important public policy solutions forward in Washington, DC through working for Congress and in the Executive Branch as well as in leading non-profit organizations. He is the author of multiple articles and op eds, has been a plenary speaker at many conferences including recently at the National Association of Counties and PathNorth, and has been interviewed on multiple podcasts, including Our Voices Matter, Let’s Find Common Ground, The Great Battlefield Podcast, and more.

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