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Members Meeting – Washington State welcomes new Braver Angels

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: WA

Local Focus: Washington State A welcome social for new and potential Braver Angels in Washington State. Have you ever told someone about Braver Angels and they seem pretty interested until you suggest a 4-hour workshop on a Saturday? Well, we have just the thing for you… Join us for an informal meet and greet and …

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We the People’s Forum

Host Organization: Braver Angels - We the People's Forum
State: - National
Online US

After the reversal of Roe v. Wade, can "We the People" find common ground on abortion? And might the experiences of everyday Americans -- pro-life, pro-choice, somewhere in between -- help us to move forward on this challenging issue? We'll explore these questions and possible solutions with a fascinating lineup of first speakers and with …

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Being Red in a Blue Environment – ONLINE

Host Organization: Oregon Statewide Alliance
State: OR
Online US

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. Learn safe and effective ways to communicate conservative values and beliefs in environments where liberal ideas are assumed to be correct. ** This event is open to the media upon …

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Members Meeting – Step By Step Training for new Organizers

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

Restricted Attendance: For new and prospective Organizers who have attended an Organizer Orientation Organizer training part 2 - Using the Step By Step guide. New Organizers are invited to join us to ask questions and get acquainted with the Organizer's Step-By-Step Guide.

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Members Meeting – Memphis Braver Angels 2022 Organizing and Planning

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN

Restricted Attendance: Open to those who have been to at least ONE Braver Angels event already. Local Focus: Memphis Metro Area Join in on the organizing, planning, and supporting of upcoming Braver Angels events in Memphis. This weekly Zoom meeting focuses on our Fall 2022 events.

National Debate: Free Speech on College Campuses

Host Organization: Braver Angels - Debates
State: - National

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. About this Event Free Speech on College Campuses You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, where competing candidates …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

About this Event Description Join us for a free two-part intensive online 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 thinking, clarify disagreements, build relationships and find common ground through listening and learning rather than declaring and debating. Schedule In …

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Common Ground – Gun Violence

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

Join us for a Common Ground Workshop on Gun Violence. A discussion across the political divide on the intersection of guns and violence in American society. We will be looking for common ground and shared values , seeing where we agree as well as seeking to understand the other side where we disagree. We hope …

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Members Meeting – Memphis Braver Angels 2022 Organizing and Planning

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN

Restricted Attendance: Open to those who have been to at least ONE Braver Angels event already. Local Focus: Memphis Metro Area Join in on the organizing, planning, and supporting of upcoming Braver Angels events in Memphis. This weekly Zoom meeting focuses on our Fall 2022 events.

Members Meeting – Elevator Speech Workshop hosted by Central/Eastern Washington Alliance

Host Organization: Central / Eastern Washington Alliance
State: WA
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Braver Angels members only Local Focus: Washington State An interactive workshop designed to help you develop a clear, concise, and memorable way to talk about Braver Angels with media, potential partners, and prospective Braver Angels members. Instructor Lorraine Howell retired at the end of 2020 after more than 20 years of speech coaching …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN

Local Focus: West Tennessee Communication Skills for Bridging the Political Divide Workshop About this event There can be a lot of stress among family members and friends who are divided politically, and polarizing public conversation doesn't help. In this workshop you will learn and practice skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for …

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Members Meeting – Open House

Host Organization: Sonoma County Braver Angels
State: CA
Rohnert Park Library Event Room 6250 Lynne Conde Way, Rohnert Park

Local Focus: Sonoma County, CA Come and learn about the problem of political polarization, how the largest depolarization organization in the country is working on solving the problem and how you can be part of the solution. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

About this Event Description Join us for a free two-part intensive online 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 thinking, clarify disagreements, build relationships and find common ground through listening and learning rather than declaring and debating. Schedule In …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: GA

Communication Skills for Bridging the Political Divide Workshop About this event There can be a lot of stress among family members and friends who are divided politically, and polarizing public conversation doesn't help. In this workshop you will learn and practice skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground, and affirm …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: East Tennessee Alliance
Partner Org(s): Monte Vista Baptist Church
State: TN
Monte Vista Baptist Church (Sanctuary) 1735 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville

Local Focus: East Tennessee Communication Skills for Bridging the Political Divide Workshop About this event There can be a lot of stress among family members and friends who are divided politically, and polarizing public conversation doesn't help. In this workshop you will learn and practice skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for …

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SongSquare

Host Organization: Braver Angels Music
State: - National
Online US

A laidback Zoom song swap with a Braver Angels spin! We'll invite each songwriter to share what they're working on musically (it doesn't have to be BA-themed!), followed by a short forum on a BA-related songwriter topic. If you just want to listen and not share, that's ok too! This workshop is a free event …

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Being Blue in a Red Environment

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Living Blue in Tellico Village
State: TN
Tellico Village Yacht Club 100 Sequoyah Rd, 5th Floor, Loudon

Learn safe and effective ways to communicate liberal values and beliefs in environments where conservative ideas are assumed to be correct. Focus of the workshop:  This workshop is for political liberals who are surrounded by conservatives in key areas of life like work, family, social circle, religion, or community.  This free 3-hour workshop is for …

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Citizen Action Program Orientation – Live Session

Host Organization: Braver Politics
State: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Citizen Action Program Part 1 Orientation Join other Citizen Volunteers to learn details about training!

Skills for Bridging the Divide – HYBRID – ONLINE

Host Organization: Oregon Statewide Alliance
State: OR
Online US

About this event There's a lot of stress these days among family members and friends who are divided politically, and the current polarized public conversation doesn't help. Please join us for a Braver Angels Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop and learn skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground, and …

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Members Meeting – Memphis Braver Angels 2022 Organizing and Planning

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN

Restricted Attendance: Open to those who have been to at least ONE Braver Angels event already. Local Focus: Memphis Metro Area Join in on the organizing, planning, and supporting of upcoming Braver Angels events in Memphis. This weekly Zoom meeting focuses on our Fall 2022 events.

Members Meeting – SouthWest Ohio Alliance Meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels Southwest Ohio
State: OH
Springboro Municipal Building, Community Room 320 W Central Ave, Springboro

Local Focus: SW Ohio SW Ohio Alliance Monthly Meeting

Deliberative Town Hall – Voter Access and Security in West Virginia

Host Organization: Braver Angels West Virginia Alliance
State: WV

We invite you to join us from 7-9 PM EDT on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 to participate in a town hall via ZOOM.The Deliberative Town Hall format is a discussion, not a debate. It is open to the public. Panel Members are given an opportunity to present their view of an issue and offer solutions …

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Film Discussion – Braver Angels Film Club Discussion of “Look Away, Look Away”

State: - National
Online US

"Look Away, Look Away," 2022, documents the fierce five-year battle that led to the removal of the Mississippi state flag, revealing how race, heritage and long-simmering grievances over the Civil War shape our sense of who we are as Americans. This film presents “a rare opportunity to… empathize with those who hold viewpoints that differ …

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Depolarizing Conversations About Race – ONLINE

Partner Org(s): Dakota County
State: MN
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Dakota County Local Focus: Dakota County Why we need this workshop Conversations between White people about race are often dysfunctional and judgmental, descending into “Just listen to me explain racism to you” and “Don’t call me a racist!” Many White Americans have trouble sustaining conversations on issues such as affirmative action, police reform, …

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Depolarizing Conversations About Race and Public Policy

Host Organization: BA National - Workshops
State: - National
Online US

Why we need this workshop Conversations between White people about race are often dysfunctional and judgmental, descending into “Just listen to me explain racism to you” and “Don’t call me a racist!” Many White Americans have trouble sustaining conversations on issues such as affirmative action, police reform, reparations, and removing statues. Conversations flare up and …

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Local Community Debate – Resolved: “GUNS KEEP PEOPLE SAFE”

Host Organization: Braver Angels Bloomsburg
Partner Org(s): First Presbyterian Church of Bloomsburg
State: PA
First Presbyterian Church of Bloomsburg 345 Market Street, Bloomsburg

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. About this Event Resolved: "GUNS KEEP PEOPLE SAFE" Local Focus: Bloomsburg, PA You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political …

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Members Meeting – Memphis Braver Angels 2022 Organizing and Planning

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN

Restricted Attendance: Open to those who have been to at least ONE Braver Angels event already. Local Focus: Memphis Metro Area Join in on the organizing, planning, and supporting of upcoming Braver Angels events in Memphis. This weekly Zoom meeting focuses on our Fall 2022 events.

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Members Meeting – Memphis Braver Angels 2022 Organizing and Planning

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN

Restricted Attendance: Open to those who have been to at least ONE Braver Angels event already. Local Focus: Memphis Metro Area Join in on the organizing, planning, and supporting of upcoming Braver Angels events in Memphis. This weekly Zoom meeting focuses on our Fall 2022 events.

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