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Patheos: What I Learned From Attending A Political Depolarization Workshop

“It actually worked!” “Today I attended a workshop that aimed to reduce polarization between Democrats and Republicans. It was through the Braver Angels organization, which offers a variety of depolarization workshops and events. A group of Democrats and Republicans all got together in the same room and discussed what they had in common. And what the other …

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City Pages: After Trump: A Minnesota movement invites divided America to marriage counseling

An excellent piece in Minnesotta-based City Pages website on the impact of a local Braver Angels workshop on participants from all political perspectives. “Braver Angels’ depolarization workshops—named after a line in a speech Abraham Lincoln gave on the brink of Civil War—are now in all 50 states. They cover how to deal with warring relatives, …

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Can the American Right and Left Get Back to Civil Debate?

The National Review // George Leef — Some organizations are trying to remind us that we’re better off with civil discourse rather than rancorous name-calling. In today’s Martin Center article, Shannon Watkins writes about that, focusing especially on a group called Braver Angels.

Healing a divided nation begins face to face

Yes! Magazine // Chris Winters — Three weeks after the 2016 presidential election, a group of 21 people came together in South Lebanon, Ohio, outside Cincinnati, to talk. The group comprised 11 people who’d supported Hillary Clinton for president and 10 who’d supported Donald Trump.

Braver Angels Documentary to Be Shown Again

Arizona Daily Star // Andrea Molberg — It’s time to enjoy the Fall weather! Come spend your time watching the Braver Angels documentary to see how citizens across the country are turning down political heat.

Braver Angels: Group launches chapter in Sheridan

The Sheridan Press // Sheridan — About 50 local residents showed up Tuesday to hear about the launch of the local Braver Angels chapter, which is part of a national effort to reduce political polarization and promote civil political discussions.

Documentary to promote civil political dialogue will be shown in Wilmington

Wilmington Star News// Cheryl Whitaker — The public is invited to a free screening of the documentary “Braver Angels: Reuniting America” on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center, 120 S. Second St. Registration is at 6 p.m., the showing begins at 6:30 p.m., and a discussion will follow.