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Families and Politics – Burnsville, MN

Burnsville, MN Burnsville

Family relationships are becoming casualties of our toxic political environment. Family members are having nasty political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime relationships. If you want to preserve important family bonds while still being true to your values and political beliefs, this workshop will offer you: Insight into why family differences over …

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Debate – Raleigh, NC

Raleigh NC Raleigh

Resolved: North Carolina voting regulations need revision in order to ensure election integrity.

Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (OK Braver Angels/All Souls Tulsa)

Online OK OK

Skills for Bridging the Divide 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 …

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National Families and Politics

Online US

Family relationships are casualties of our toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. Note: eLearning required

Families & Politics (National)

Online US

Family relationships are becoming casualties of our toxic political environment. Family members are having nasty political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime relationships. If you want to preserve important family bonds while still being true to your values and political beliefs, this workshop will offer you: Insight into why family differences over …

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Cancel Culture (Braver Angels Silicon Valley)

Braver Angels Silicon Valley CA

How do you feel about “cancel culture”? Is it an effort to suppress freedom of speech or merely the hyper-sensitivity of people with unpopular views? Has social media enabled cancel culture? If you would like to explore these questions with people from different political leanings, please join the March 6 event of Braver Angels Silicon …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 2 (Sonoma County Alliance)

Online Los Angeles Los Angeles

Local Focus: Sonoma County ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] Please join us for an intensive online workshop, in two sessions, that will bring together Republican-leaning and Democratic-leaning citizens for structured conversations, with a focus on listening and reflecting rather than debating and persuading. We will …

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Common Ground Single Issue Workshop (Oregon Statewide Alliance)

Online OR OR

Join us for a Common Ground Workshop on "Social Media: Censorship and Free Speech". The Braver Angels Common Ground Workshop brings together equal numbers of Conservatives and Liberals - Reds and Blues (4-8 of each) - for a deep dive into a problem, such as addressing climate change, electoral reform or abortion. Together participants talk …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop – OK Braver Angels/All Souls – Tulsa, OK

OK Braver Angels Tulsa

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 affirm the importance …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1 – San Diego

Online San Diego San Diego

Local Focus: San Diego, CA Please join us for an intensive online workshop, in two sessions, that will bring together Republican-leaning and Democratic-leaning citizens for structured conversations, with a focus on listening and reflecting rather than debating and persuading. We will use technology to facilitate collaborative discussions and the sharing of ideas. Goals: To better …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 2 – San Diego

Online San Diego San Diego

Local Focus: San Diego, CA Please join us for an intensive online workshop, in two sessions, that will bring together Republican-leaning and Democratic-leaning citizens for structured conversations, with a focus on listening and reflecting rather than debating and persuading. We will use technology to facilitate collaborative discussions and the sharing of ideas. Goals: To better …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (Braver Angels Michigan)

Online OR OR

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] 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 …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (Oregon)

Online OR OR

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 affirm the importance …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard (Michigan and North Carolina/Michigan Rotary Chapter 6400, North Carolina Rotary)

Online US

Restricted Attendance: Michigan and North Carolina Rotary members only Local Focus: MI and NC Rotary members Much of today’s polarization is 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 other political party, its leaders, and its …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 (Idaho)

Online ID ID

Local Focus: Idaho 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 …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (Minnesota)

Online MN MN

Local Focus: Minnesota 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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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (Braver Angels Central North Carolina/St. John’s Episcopal Church)

Online NC NC

Restricted Attendance: Registration by Invitation Only Local Focus: Charlotte, NC 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 …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (CA State Coordinator Referral/Temple Israel of Hollywood)

Online Los Angeles Los Angeles

Local Focus: Los Angeles 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, …

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Braver Angels Long Island Alliance Meeting

Online NY NY

Local Focus: Long Island, NY First meeting of a newly establish Long Island Alliance. Pulling together Long Island Braver Angels members and fellow travelers to support each other and make future plans for depolarization efforts.

Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 (Idaho)

Online ID ID

Local Focus: Idaho 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 …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop – Central NC

Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC Raleigh

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 affirm the importance …

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New Ambassador Orientation

Online US

Restricted Attendance: For Braver Angels members An introduction and orientation to the Braver Angels Ambassador Program.

Depolarizing Conversations About Race – Westchester Red and Blue Alliance Field Test of Depolarizing Conversations About Race

Westchester Braver Angels Alliance White Plains

Field test of a Braver Angels new online workshop "Depolarizing Conversations About Race". Limited to Braver Angels members. Why we need this workshop Conversations between White people about race are nearly as broken as conversations between Whites and Blacks, often descending into “Just listen to me explain racism to you” and “Don’t call me a …

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How Citizens Can Bridge the Congressional Divide

Online US

The House of Representatives was established in 1789 to serve citizens as their most directly representative government body. Today, many of us are feeling unrepresented. We are concerned that Congress has become paralyzed; an arena for partisan bickering rather than a forum where a diverse country negotiates the agreements which move us forward.   Republican …

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Orientation for Prospective or New Braver Angels Workshop Organizers

Online US

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] New and Prospective Organizer Orientation Meeting This meeting is for new and prospective organizers and takes place on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm EST. At the orientations, we explain the responsibilities and rewards of being an organizer, …

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