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Dinner and a Fight

10/18/2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC
Partner Org(s): Fighting to Understand
State/Region: NC

Local Focus: In person, in Triangle area, NC

Note: This event is to be attended in person.

Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC is teaming up with Ted Wetzel’s Fighting to Understand.

We are launching an exciting new event format called Dinner and a Fight. What is Dinner and a Fight? Is it a fight? No! It’s an in-person, interactive event that gets Reds, Blues, Independents and Others engaged in productive civil disagreement.

Our in-person event will take place on Wednesday, October 18 from 6-9PM at Sertoma Arts Center in Raleigh, NC. A catered dinner will be served (with meat and vegetarian options) and is included in the $25 ticket price.

You will meet new people, get to know them, and enjoy dinner together.

Then you will discuss a divisive political issue in a powerful new way that will teach you how to talk through differences.

We will discuss a current, controversial topic using the 5-Chair method. No planned speeches, just honest opinions. The topic will be announced at the event. Possible topics include policing, DEI, K-12 education, immigration, etc.

There is no homework before arrival, except an optional 10-min introductory video. Your first instruction upon arrival will be to sit with 4 other people that you don’t know.

This is a great event to invite a friend, neighbor or family member of a different political leaning. You’ll have dinner separately but can sit together for the discussion.

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Sertoma Arts Center (Raleigh Room)
1400 West Millbrook Road
Raleigh, NC 27612 United States
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Laura Gilliom


Host Organization
Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC
Partner Org(s)
Fighting to Understand

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