In Palaces for the People, New York Times best-selling author Eric Klinenberg believes that the future of democratic societies rests not simply on shared values but on shared spaces: the libraries, childcare centers, bookstores, churches, synagogues, and parks where crucial, sometimes life-saving connections, are formed. In this eye-opening and uplifting session, Klinenberg urges us to acknowledge the crucial role these spaces play in civic life. Our social infrastructure could be the key to bridging our seemingly unbridgeable divides—and safeguarding democracy. But only if we recognize its untapped power. Stick around after the event for a book signing with Eric Klinenberg.