We are living in very interesting times. We see family and friends arguing because of the sharp divide in the political conversation. So imagine this: People from across the city coming together over a meal - whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner or coffee to talk about what's important for your community. That's the idea behind On the Table Philly a partnership that includes the Philadelphia Foundation and the Knight Foundation plus local partners. Loraine Ballard Morrill offers an excerpt from the news conference kicking off the campaign that culminates Tuesday May 23rd when dreamers, the doers, instigators, change makers, the neighbors next door and more who make the greater Philadelphia region a better place to have a civil civic conversation over food.