Throughout history, people have gathered at coffee shops and breweries to meet, gossip, plan, connect, and get to know one another and their neighbors better. The next best thing has been created, the magnum opus finalized, the first step in a monumental revolution, the new earth shattering theory penned out, the budding new relationship of a long pursued love interest, and an old friendship rekindled are all things that happen at coffee shops and breweries. There is one social taboo, however, that many people like to avoid to discuss at these locations. It’s the big one.
Civil conversations never really happen in regards to politics anymore, especially within our own social networks. With political conversations all too often people only care about winning and aren't building relationships anymore. We rarely hold conversations about wicked issues that affect our friends, family, and our community. Even rarer is discussing these issues in an open public space.
Why is that though? In the past a coffee shop and brewery has always been a place where people can come together and unite as a community. People have gathered at these spots and convened with their fellow neighbors since the dawn of time. They desire to actually communicate in a environment when they can relate to one another. The only reason they don’t act upon that desire,however, is because they are afraid to No one should be afraid to address their opinions on an issue that affects them. We find that people want to have these conversations, but they just don’t have the opportunity to do so.
That is why we love to provide the opportunity for people to actually engage each other over the issues that matter. Coffee shops and breweries are staples in our community, and we love to hold conversations there. Our Deli-BEER-ation series specializes in facilitated conversations in coffee shops and breweries where we break down the social taboo of discussing politics. Deli-BEER-ation provides people the satisfaction of connecting with your neighbors in a civil environment. Oh, and beer. The beer is great as well.
We encourage you to come to one of our Deli-BEER-ation events. Coffee shops and breweries provide an integral service to our communities, and that is connecting neighbors together. Creek Consulting wants to expand on the good work that they do. By providing opportunities to hold discussions on difficult topics that affect us, we can connect our communities even more.
If you have any topics that you believe need to be discussed, please let us know! If you would like to have this in your community, send us a message and we would love to facilitate our Deli-BEER-ation sessions in your neighborhood as well.