Vive Griffith

Public Voices Fellow at UT Austin

Vive Griffith, a Public Voices Fellow at UT Austin, has a tiny ask for improving public discourse and prioritizing empathy in the public sphere: Gifting elected officials with books, novels in particular. She offers the science of how novel reading helps us connect at a deeper level. Congress recesses soon, so this is food for thought for people on all sides who may be confused, perplexed or exhausted about the state of things right now.

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