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Project trains volunteers to de-escalate tensions at polls

As pre-election tensions are rising, a group of voting rights activists are training people in de-escalation tactics. Their goal will be to diffuse potential disputes arising at polling places that could prevent people from casting their vote. UNews spoke to the person leading that effort, Ría Thompson-Washington, at the Center for Popular Democracy.

Project trains volunteers to de-escalate tensions at polls

As pre-election tensions are rising, a group of voting rights activists are training people in de-escalation tactics. Their goal will be to diffuse potential disputes arising at polling places that could prevent people from casting their vote. UNews spoke to the person leading that effort, Ría Thompson-Washington, at the Center for Popular Democracy.

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