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Ambassador Outreach – What is your “red line”?

Host Organization: Northern MN Alliance
State/Region: MN
Bent Paddle Brewery 1832 West Michigan Street, Duluth

What is your "red line"? Podcast discussion. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

FFX Alliance Monthly Meeting: Panel discussion on how religious or moral beliefs inform our politics

Host Organization: Braver Angels Fairfax County
State/Region: VA
Falls Church Episcopal Church - Nicoloson Hall, Room 231 115 E Fairfax St., Falls Church

Local Focus: VA, DC, MD - the Washington DC metropolitan area At our April 15th meeting, we have a panel featuring knowledgeable speakers of a number of religions following discussing how their religious or moral beliefs inform our politics. They'll consider how our current political environment reinforces or changes these views on a number of […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Greater Cincinnati Alliance Meeting – April 2024

Host Organization: Cincinnati Alliance Group
State/Region: OH
Lifespring Chuch 1373 W Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati

Moving to Action: Ensuring Trustworthy Elections We will spend a little time reviewing the common ground process and what it took to get the BA Trustworthy Election Points of Agreement/Solutions. We will give everyone time to review the executive summary of the report. We will have a large group discussion about what people find encouraging/discouraging, […]

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Alliance/Members Meeting – Snohomish County Alliance May Meeting

Host Organization: Snohomish County Alliance
State/Region: WA
Online US

This March, the Braver Angels Snohomish County Alliance gathers to outline our discussion roadmap for the upcoming months of March, April, May, and June 2024. In a pivotal meeting dedicated to shaping our community's dialogue and activities, we invite all members to join in this collaborative effort. Key on our agenda is the election of […]

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BA Organizer Training – Online

Host Organization: BA National
State/Region: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Trainees should register as a trainee Organizer before attending the first session. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe5lVgDgX7RqttcoyufixBmkGos1sQp5BpiiGT-XWq-dzjKeA/viewform Braver Angels Organizers fill an essential volunteer function and are often the glue that holds BA workshops together. This 90 minute, weekly training is led by Organizer trainers, Casey and Yvonne. The four week training schedule starts on the first […]

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BA IN Red/Blue Weekly Lunch

Host Organization: IN - Braver Angels of South Central Indiana
State/Region: IN
Online US

Local Focus: Indiana Weekly lunch meeting of the BA IN Red/Blue lunch group.  

Local Community Debate – Memphis Community Debate: Bail Reform

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State/Region: TN

de·bate| dəˈbāt | - noun - A highly structured conversation in which a group of people think together, listen to one another, and are open to being changed by ideas. * Local Focus: Tennessee About this Event Resolved: The right to affordable bail does interfere with public safety. You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver […]

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Utah Monthly Member Meeting – Online

State/Region: UT
Online US

Local Focus: Utah Meet other Utah Braver Angels, ask questions, learn about opportunities to participate or volunteer, and receive updates and encouragement. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org  

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Forum for Braver Angel Mental Health Professionals

Host Organization: Other
State/Region: - National

Restricted Attendance: Forum is restricted to BA members who are mental health professionals This is a meeting for mental health professionals from across the political spectrum to connect, provide consultation and support to one another for working with clients who have diverse views on politics and social issues.

Braver Network: State Rep Orientation

Host Organization: Other
State/Region: - National
Online US

Braver Network Volunteer Training Join us for a 1-hr orientation to learn about the Braver Network State Rep Volunteer Role. After this training you will be completely trained and ready to start working in the role.

Alliance/Members Meeting – The Cost and Availability of Housing: What’s Going On?

Host Organization: Building Bridges Alliance
State/Region: ME
Online US

Why have housing costs risen so much faster than incomes and what, if anything, should can we do about it? We want to get at the reasons rents have skyrocketed, lack of affordable housing, deteriorated housing, and the NIMBY factor. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

Debate Chair Training – Q&A Session – Online

Host Organization: BA National
State/Region: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Must complete debate chair training e-Course Have you completed the Braver Angels Debate Chair e-Course? Join us for step 2 in the chair training process — a Q&A session with an experienced Debate Chair!

Skills for Disagreeing Better – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Minnesota Public Radio News and University of Minnesota Rochester
State/Region: MN
Chateau Theater 15 1st St SE, Rochester

Note: This event is to be attended in person. In this polarized time, we lack basic understanding of why people on the other political side hold their beliefs. We don’t see them as they see themselves–their core values and central concerns–but instead as we choose to see them. We are tempted to regard our own […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Southwest Ohio Alliance Meeting – April 2024

Host Organization: Braver Angels Southwest Ohio
State/Region: OH
Franklin Public Library - Meeting Room 44 E. 4th Street, Franklin

* Local Focus: Southwest Ohio Topic: Finding Consensus on Improving Our Border Policy We'll start the meeting with a brief overview of our border policy, break into small groups to discuss potential changes and then share key points with the entire group. Please join us, and share your ideas! ** This event is open to […]

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BA Organizer Training – Online

Host Organization: BA National
State/Region: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Trainees should register as a trainee Organizer before attending the first session. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe5lVgDgX7RqttcoyufixBmkGos1sQp5BpiiGT-XWq-dzjKeA/viewform Braver Angels Organizers fill an essential volunteer function and are often the glue that holds BA workshops together. This 90 minute, weekly training is led by Organizer trainers, Casey and Yvonne. The four week training schedule starts on the first […]

Local Debate – NYC Community Debate: Sex Work

Host Organization: New York City Alliance
State/Region: NY

de·bate| dəˈbāt | - noun - A highly structured conversation in which a group of people think together, listen to one another, and are open to being changed by ideas. * Local Focus: New York City About this Event Resolved: Sex Work Should Be Legalized in NYC You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels […]

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BA IN Red/Blue Weekly Lunch

Host Organization: IN - Braver Angels of South Central Indiana
State/Region: IN
Online US

Local Focus: Indiana Weekly lunch meeting of the BA IN Red/Blue lunch group.  

Join Us for Happy Hour at Kickback Jack’s – Braver Angels of Wilmington NC

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Wilmington NC
State/Region: NC
Kickback Jack's 418 South College Road, Wilmington

Restricted Attendance: For those interested in bridging the political divide one conversation at a time. Local Focus: Wilmington, NC and surrounding areas Braver Angels of Wilmington NC puts People Before Politics. Come have a beer with people from across the political spectrum. Bring a friend! We'll get the wings. Polarization is a problem. Come be […]

Bridging “The Clash of Two Rights” – How Liberals and Conservatives can Work Together Again

Host Organization: Braver Angels of the Southern Willamette Valley
State/Region: OR
MannaHouse Church 89780 N Game Farm Rd (Not too far from Costco and Winco.), Eugene

Local Focus: Oregon Imagine a life of all work and no play, a company focused solely on short-term gains at the expense of long-term health, or a project filled with leaders and no followers. Collapse would occur, because humans need both seriousness and fun, a present-day focus as well as an eye towards the future, […]

Film Discussion – National Film Club discussion of “With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All: Reclaiming Civility in American Politics”

Host Organization: BA National
State/Region: - National
Online US

This is a nearly 2-hour recording of an event recently held at the Washington National Cathedral that featured: --Republican Gov. Spencer Cox (Utah) and Democratic Gov. Wes Moore (Maryland) who speak about Gov. Cox’s initiative to “Disagree Better.” Cox gave a moving speech at the Braver Angels Convention last year. –ABC’s Donna Brazile, attorney Rachel […]

Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1

Host Organization: Inland Empire Alliance
State/Region: CA
City of Menifee Community Services Dept. West Annex 29995 Evans Rd., Menifee

* Local Focus: Temecula Valley Get beyond the stories we tell about each other to discover the truth, and create a forum to discuss our viewpoints without judgment. About this event Please join us for an intensive in person workshop, in two sessions, that will bring together Republican-leaning and Democratic-leaning citizens for structured conversations, with […]

Skills for Disagreeing Better – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels Greater Boston
State/Region: MA
Boston Public Library (Central Room) 700 Boylston Street, Boston

Note: This event is to be attended in person. In this polarized time, we lack basic understanding of why people on the other political side hold their beliefs. We don’t see them as they see themselves–their core values and central concerns–but instead as we choose to see them. We are tempted to regard our own […]

Skills for Conversations about Public Policy and Race – Standard

Host Organization: Braver Angels Workshops
State/Region: - National

For Reds, Blues, and Others Improve skills for listening to others and expressing your own views on race leading to more productive conversations. Note: This event is to be attended online. The red/blue divide makes it hard for Americans of all races to reason together and find common ground on important policy issues related to […]

Alliance/Members Meeting

Host Organization: Snohomish County Alliance
State/Region: WA
Online US

Braver Angels is dedicated to bridging the partisan divide and fostering a culture of civility and respectful discourse. Whether you are new to our community or a current member eager to deepen your involvement, we invite you to join us for an evening of connection, learning, and engagement. This event is structured in two parts […]

Experience the Power of Appreciative Inquiry!

Host Organization: Braver Angels Berkeley/Oakland/San Francisco
State/Region: CA
Online US

Presentation followed by experiential practical sessions in breakout rooms ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

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