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Braver Angels Info Session

Host Organization: Carroll County Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Cedarhurst Unitarian Universalists
State: MD
Exploration Commons 50 E Main St., Westminster

Local Focus: Carroll County, MD Informational Session

Families and Politics – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Building Bridges
State: CA
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Tuolumne County Sonora

Local Focus: Residents of Tuolumne County, CA Family relationships can be casualties of a toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. About this event Family relationships can become casualties of a toxic political environment. Family members are having bitter political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime …

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Depolarizing Within – In Person

Host Organization: Sonoma County Braver Angels
State: CA
Petaluma Library 100 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma

Local Focus: North SF Bay, CA 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 …

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Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: Western Washington Alliance
Partner Org(s): Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church
State: WA

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 policies. This free three hour workshop teaches participants: How to be more aware of their own …

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Families and Politics

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Colorado Southern Front Range Alliance
State: - National

About this Event Description 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 …

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Depolarizing Within – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Western Washington Alliance
Partner Org(s): Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church
State: WA
Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church 19020 NE Woodinville Duvall Rd, Woodinville

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 …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: Europe - Braver Angels Alliance - Europe
Online US

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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Film Discussion – The Pruitt Igoe Myth

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011, Freidrichs) is a 123-minute, 2011 documentary that tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home. The world-famous image of its implosion has helped to perpetuate …

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Debriefing the Midterm Elections

Host Organization: New Hampshire Alliance
State: NH
Online US

Local Focus: New Hampshire Join an open discussion to debrief the New Hampshire midterm elections, sharing your perspectives, your satisfaction, and/or your concerns.

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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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.

Families and Politics

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Elmhurst Public Library, Peru Public Library
State: IL

About this Event Description 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 …

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Intro Sessions for Newcomers & New Volunteers

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance CT
State: CT

Local Focus: Connecticut Learn about how citizens and elected officials from across the political spectrum are coming together to bridge the partisan divide, and how you can help too. Bring your questions and enthusiasm. Feel free to join us for Part 1 and/or Part 2, based on your interest: 7:00PM ET — Part 1: For …

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Film Discussion – The Pruitt-Igoe Myth – Online

Host Organization: WA - Snohomish County Alliance
Partner Org(s): League TV Network, BWC Community Outreach
State: WA
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Open to all Braver Angels Subscribed Members. For some this will be a continuation of the Dec. 12  discussion of this film. This is a virtual Documentary Discussion series that highlights insidious policies and practices that have caused systemic harm to Black Americans and other people of color. Conversations led by members of the …

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Follow-Up Discussion of the 12-10 Family & Politics Workshop

Host Organization: Colorado Southern Front Range Alliance
Partner Org(s): Braver Angels National
State: CO

Restricted Attendance: Open only for participants of the BA national December 10, 2022 Family & Politics workshop. Discussion of the planned or actual results the participants experienced since the 12/10/22 Family & Politics workshop.

Depolarizing Conversations About Race and Public Policy

Host Organization: BA National - Workshops
State: - National

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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SongSquare

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

A laid back 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!

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Braver Angels of Color Caucus Monthly Meeting

Host Organization: Snohomish County Alliance
State: WA

Monthly meeting for Angels of Color Caucus members and the greater Braver Angels Community. ** 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 – Online

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National
Online US

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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Moving Past Political Rancor with Braver Angels

Host Organization: Braver Angels OC/South Bay Alliance
Partner Org(s): Truth and Democracy Coalition
State: CA

Do you feel moved to help bring down the temperature of politics in our country? Here’s your chance! Please join us for an introduction to Braver Angels. Braver Angels is about depolarizing American politics with grassroots organizing. The foundation of all of our activities is patriotic empathy: the idea that our love for our country …

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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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Intro Sessions for Newcomers & New Volunteers

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance CT
State: CT

Local Focus: Connecticut Learn about how citizens and elected officials from across the political spectrum are coming together to bridge the partisan divide, and how you can help too. Bring your questions and enthusiasm. Feel free to join us for Part 1 and/or Part 2, based on your interest: 7:00PM ET — Part 1: For …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – In Person

Partner Org(s): Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
State: MN
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church 420 Cedar Lake Rd S, Minneapolis

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 the …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
State: MN

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

Host Organization: Craven County Proto-Alliance
State: NC
Bakers Kitchen 227 Middle Street, New Bern

Restricted Attendance: North Carolina Local Focus: North 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 …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – In Person

Partner Org(s): Charlson Meadows
State: MN
Charlson Meadows 1601 MN-7, Victoria

Local Focus: Minnesota 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 …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 – Online

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National
Online US

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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