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Film Discussion – Braver Angels RI Alliance: “Join or Die” Film Discussion – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels Rhode Island Alliance
State/Region: RI
Online US

Join the Rhode Island Alliance of Braver Angels on June 12th @ 7:30 PM for a discussion of the film 'Join or Die', a film about why you should join a club—and why the fate of America may depend on it. Follow the story of America’s civic unraveling through the work of Robert Putnam, whose […]

Moderator Forum: Organizing and Moderating the Community Town Hall Meeting

State/Region: - National
Online US

Learn about Community Town Hall meetings and how they can be a powerful tool for Civic Renewal. Moderators, Ambassadors, Organizers, Alliance Leaders, and other interested BA members will come together to learn how to lead one of these highly effective events in your community.  

Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 – Multi-State BA Fairfax and DC

Host Organization: Multi-State BA Fairfax and DC
The Falls Church Episcopal 115 E. Fairfax Street, Falls Church

A forum to discuss your own viewpoint, without judgment, and get real answers to sincere questions of understanding from other viewpoints. About this event Description Join us for a free two-part intensive workshop that brings together Red (conservative or Republican-leaning) and Blue (liberal or Democratic-leaning) citizens for moderated activities and structured discussions that reduce stereotyped […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Conversations Unfiltered: A Civil Discourse Series – Castle Pines

Host Organization: Colorado Southern Front Range Alliance
State/Region: CO
Elk Ridge Park in Castle Pines 7005 Mira Vista Ln, Castle Pines

Local Focus: Colorado The June gathering of community members interested in engaging in civil discourse. The event will start by selecting a topic that sparks differing opinions among the group. An alliance member will guide the discussion if necessary, to foster a productive exchange of views. This event aims to promote respectful dialogue and encourage […]

Common Ground – Voter Identification & Eligibility

Host Organization: Braver Angels Workshops
Partner Org(s): Memphis Area Alliance
State/Region: - National
Online US

Equal numbers of conservatives and liberals discuss election procedures to find joint and unanimously held points of agreement. Join us for an online Common Ground Workshop on: Voter Identification & Eligibility This Braver Angels Common Ground Workshop brings together equal numbers of Conservatives and Liberals - Reds and Blues (4-8 of each) - to discuss […]

Local Community Debate – DEBATE – “Is Civil Discourse Dead? – with Braver Angels at the Center for Active Living, Plymouth MA

Host Organization: Braver Angels Greater Boston
State/Region: MA
Center for Active Living 44 Nook Road, Plymouth

Restricted Attendance: Seniors in Plymouth, MA and their guests, plus BA newsletter subscribers in Plymouth County Local Focus: Plymouth, MA Come join us for this debate, in which all participants from across the ideological spectrum will have an opportunity to speak and ask their questions. Tell us what you have experienced and what you think. […]

Local Community Debate – Community Conversation: Should the government provide shelter/housing to everyone who needs it?

Host Organization: Laramie County Alliance
Partner Org(s): Laramie County Library, Wyoming State Museum, Wyoming Humanities, Cheyenne League of Women Voters, and many more "Civic Season" event partners
State/Region: WY
Laramie County Library, Cottonwood Room 2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne

Come join us for this debate, in which all participants from across the ideological spectrum will have an opportunity to speak and ask their questions. Tell us what you have experienced and what you think. About this Event Resolved: The government should provide shelter/housing to everyone who needs it. You probably haven’t experienced anything like […]

Event Series Lunch Chats

Lunch Chats

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: UT

Lunchtime discussion on key political issues. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Send requests to media@braverangels.org.

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 […]

Local Community Debate: Should Religion Have A Role in Politics?

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance CT
Partner Org(s): St Stephens Episcopal Church
State/Region: CT
St Stephens Episcopal Church, Rector's Hall (North Hall) 353 Main St, Ridgefield

Come join us for this debate, in which all participants from across the ideological spectrum will have an opportunity to speak and ask their questions. Tell us what you have experienced and what you think. About this Event Resolved: Religion Should Have a Role in Politics You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels […]

Cross-Partisan Social Get Together

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Wilmington NC
State/Region: NC
Flying Machine Brewing Co. 3130 Randall Pkwy, Wilmington

* Local Focus: Wilmington, NC and surrounding areas Cross-partisan social gathering for great company and conversation

Alliance/Members Meeting – Community Input Meeting – BA Local Alliance

Host Organization: Braver Angels of the Southern Willamette Valley
State/Region: OR

Local Focus: Region - Southern Willamette Valley, OR This is a meeting for the local alliance steering committee to receive feedback and direction from the larger community of BA interested folks who participate in our events.

Forum for Braver Angel Mental Health Professionals (No June Meeting)

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

* We are taking the months of June and July off.  See you on August 16 when we resume meeting.  Have a great summer!   Restricted Attendance: This forum is open to mental health professionals, including psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, marriage and family therapists, psychiatric nurses, life coaches, registered counselors, and school counselors. Join us […]

Being Red in a Blue Environment – IN-PERSON

Partner Org(s): American Legion
State/Region: VT
American Legion Montpelier Post 3 21 Main St, Montpelier

Learn safe and effective ways to communicate conservative values and beliefs in environments where liberal ideas are assumed to be correct. About this event Focus of the workshop This free workshop is for political conservatives who are surrounded by liberals in key areas of life like work, family, social circle, religion, or community. The idea […]

Being Red in a Blue Environment – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: VT
American Legion Montpelier Post 3 21 Main St, Montpelier

Learn safe and effective ways to communicate conservative values and beliefs in environments where liberal ideas are assumed to be correct. About this event Focus of the workshop This free workshop is for political conservatives who are surrounded by liberals in key areas of life like work, family, social circle, religion, or community. The idea […]

The Trump Prosecutions: Witch Hunt or Equal Justice?

Host Organization: Braver Angels Silicon Valley
State/Region: CA
Online US

The four separate criminal prosecutions of former President Donald Trump are unparalleled in American history. Many people believe the cases demonstrate that no one is above the law. Many others believe they constitute a partisan effort to hobble a presidential candidate with spurious trials. The question of presidential immunity is already pending before the Supreme […]

Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Central Maryland Braver Angels
State/Region: MD
Thurmont Regional Library 76 E Moser Rd, Thurmont

A forum to discuss your own viewpoint, without judgment, and get real answers to sincere questions of understanding from other viewpoints. About this event Description Join us for a free two-part intensive workshop that brings together Red (conservative or Republican-leaning) and Blue (liberal or Democratic-leaning) citizens for moderated activities and structured discussions that reduce stereotyped […]

Depolarizing Within – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Central Indiana Alliance
State/Region: IN
Zionsville Townhall, Room 207 1100 W Oak St, Zionsville

A free workshop to help you become more aware of your "inner polarizer" and learn methods for disagreeing without contempt and ridicule About this event Polarization can be driven by how we talk with like-minded people about those on the other side. Too often, we stereotype, dismiss, or ridicule our fellow citizens who support the […]

Skills for Disagreeing Better

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

Note: This event is to be attended online. 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 side […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – How Do Legislators Build a Bridge

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

What we get in our media diets is that legislators don't really talk across the aisle, everyone is too far apart and it's colored by national politics. The leaders of the caucuses will deliver very different remarks, there isn't the socializing and getting meals together that used to happen and lobbyists have too much power. […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – West Suburban Alliance Meeting and Social Event

Host Organization: West Suburban Alliance-MSP
State/Region: MN
Lake Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 24575 Glen Road, Excelsior/Shorewood

Come socialize with other members and practice your LAPP skills (Listen, Acknowledge, Pivot, share Perspective). We will be providing food at this event. You MUST register in advance if you are going to attend so we can plan for the right number of people.

Skills for Disagreeing Better – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Palmetto Alliance
State/Region: SC
Central Clemson Library 105 Commons Way, Central

Open to the public Local Focus: Clemson, SC 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 […]

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