Outrage 22 – How the Dignity Index Offers Hope for More Productive Political Discourse – Tami Pyfer

The Dignity Index

Join us as we explore the disconnect between the pleas for civil dialogue and the ever-growing divisiveness in political conversations. From social media clashes to fiery exchanges on the news, it’s clear that something went awry.

Our guest, Tami Pyfer, a leading voice in the quest for a more dignified discourse, shares insights from their groundbreaking initiative, the “Dignity Index,” which offers a new approach to political conversations—one centered around understanding, empathy, and respect.

If you’ve ever found yourself frustrated by the increasing polarization and incivility in our politics, this episode is a must-listen. Tune in as we explore the reasons behind the civility paradox and learn how we can rewrite the script of political discourse for a brighter, more dignified future.

Tami Pyfer is the Chief of Staff and Project Director for UNITE. Prior to joining UNITE, Tami was the Education Policy Advisor to former Utah Governor Gary Herbert where she was involved in state level policy development, coalition building, and stakeholder engagement. Tami held local and state elected office for 12 years, during which time she was actively involved in numerous civic, community, and nonprofit organizations.


The Dignity Index: https://www.dignityindex.us/


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