Most people that Picciolini has worked with “have never met or had a meaningful interaction with somebody that they think that they hate,” he says.
“How to challenge their narrative and the ideology and doctrine is I actually do what I call immersion. I introduce them to people that they think that they hate,” he says.
“My whole goal is to humanize people. I put them in a situation that challenges their narrative without having a debate about their ideology. I want them to feel it because I know that it’s hard to deny kindness.”