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Linda Tropp, PEP Co-Director, comments in an article about the value of expanding friend groups to include people of different backgrounds, identities or life experiences

Linda Tropp, PEP Co-Director, comments in an article about the value of expanding friend groups to include people of different backgrounds, identities or life experiences. Tropp says, “When we encounter people who are different from us, we may feel unsure about how to act, or about how we or our intentions will be perceived, and that can make us feel uncomfortable.” Read more at the HuffPost.

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