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Depolarizing Within – Standard (Other)

Partner Org(s): The Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP), Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh, The Center for Loving Kindness of the JCC PGH, Christian Associates of Southwest PA, Emmanuel Reformed Church of the United Church of Christ, Export PA, Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh – Community Relations Council, The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh, YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
State: PA

Local Focus: Pittsburgh, PA 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 …

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Film Discussion – Braver Angels Film Discussion: My Octopus Teacher (BA National)

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] Watch a movie on your own, then attend a discussion of it made richer by the wide variety of viewpoints that participants hold. About this event We choose films that address social, political or cultural issues that are relevant to …

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Orientation for Prospective or New Braver Angels Workshop Organizers

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National

** 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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America’s Public Forum: On Manners, Morals, and History: Lessons from the Work of Gertrude Himmelfarb, ft. Bill Kristol

Host Organization: BA National - APF
State: - National

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] From a series of events bridging the worlds of ideas and depolarization, hosted by Braver Angels and friends, "America's Public Forum." Registration link- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apf-on-manners-morals-and-history-the-work-of-gertrude-himmelfarb-tickets-158855496065 In our present American era, which sometimes seems radically secular and even post-moral, and defined by …

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America’s Public Forum: How Divided is the Supreme Court?

Host Organization: BA National- APF
Partner Org(s): American Purpose
State: - National
Online US

A special edition of America's Public Forum, co-hosted by American Purpose and Braver Angels. Eventbrite registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/americas-public-forum-how-divided-is-the-us-supreme-court-tickets-160077563301?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch Join American Purpose and Braver Angels for a special edition of America's Public Forum, where publisher and author Robert Asahina will discuss, with experienced lawyer and legal scholar Edward W. Warren, the appearances and realities of division and polarization, pragmatism and principle, compromise and collaboration, …

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Depolarizing Conversations About Race (CA – Braver Angels OC/South Bay Alliance/Bleed the Same)

Host Organization: Braver Angels OC
Partner Org(s): South Bay Alliance, Bleed The Same
State: CA
CA - Braver Angels OC/South Bay Alliance Corona del Mar

Local Focus: Event is In-Person in Corona del Mar CA, Address provided upon registration. 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 racist!” Many White Americans …

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Common Ground – Electoral Integrity

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Central Texas
State: TX

Join us for a Common Ground Workshop on Election Integrity. 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 about their connection to the …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1 (KY – State)

State: KY
Second Presbyterian Church 3701 Old Brownsboro Road, Louisville

Local Focus: Louisville, KY ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] Please join us for an intensive 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 …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard

Host Organization: Braver Angels National
State: - National

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

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Pilot – BAACNC Grandparents Initiative (NC – Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC)

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC
State: NC

Restricted Attendance: Only for BAACNC members and invited guests This event will bring together a diverse group of conservative and liberal grandparents and youth to - 1. Look for common ground. What do we worry about and what are our hopes when we think about the future? How might grandparents and youth across our communities, …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (NJ – State)

State: NJ

Local Focus: New Jersey 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 Ambassador Orientation

Online US

Learn how to become an official Braver Angels Ambassador. About this event Being a BA Ambassador involves speaking publicly (socially distanced or virtually) to organizations such as local civic groups, colleges, and communities of faith about Braver Angels and depolarization. Other outreach options such as writing op-eds are available. Learn how to be a truly …

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America’s Public Forum: Race, Rights, and Black America

Host Organization: BA National - APF
State: - National

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] From a series of events bridging the worlds of ideas and depolarization, hosted by Braver Angels and friends, "America's Public Forum." event registration link -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apf-race-rights-and-black-america-ft-rakim-brooks-and-coleman-hughes-tickets-159909380261 What are the major narratives American society tells itself about race in general, and …

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America’s Public Forum: America’s Crisis of Trust in the 2020s

Host Organization: BA National - APF
State: - National

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] From a series of events bridging the worlds of ideas and depolarization, hosted by Braver Angels and friends, "America's Public Forum." Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/americas-public-forum-americas-crisis-of-trust-in-the-2020s-tickets-158856166069?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch Intellectuals from across the political spectrum have observed for decades that, beneath the intense and polarized vitriol …

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Families & Politics

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National

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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America’s Public Forum: The Failures of Federalism

Host Organization: BA National- APF
Partner Org(s): American Purpose
State: - National
Online US

A special edition of America's Public Forum, co-hosted by American Purpose and Braver Angels. Registration link- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/americas-public-forum-the-failures-of-federalism-tickets-160082445905?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch Join American Purpose and Braver Angels for a special edition of America's Public Forum, where American Purpose senior editor Suzanne Garment will interview professor Donald F. Kettl on his new book, The Divided States of America: Why Federalism Doesn't Work. We are honored to partner with American Purpose …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (UT – Braver Angels Utah Workshops Alliance)

Host Organization: Braver Angels Utah Workshops Alliance
State: UT

Local Focus: Utah 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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America’s Public Forum

Host Organization: BA National - APF
State: - National

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] From a series of events bridging the worlds of ideas and depolarization, hosted by Braver Angels and friends, "America's Public Forum." Check back often for the subject and registration link for this week's forum.  Thank you.  

Coliseum Debate – National Debate: Racism in America

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

Join Braver Angels Thurs July 15 @ 8 pm EDT to experience a debate on the topic: “America is a racist nation.” Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-debate-racism-in-america-registration-160031210659 Braver Angels debates are not your traditional debate where you seek to “beat” your opponent; they are a collective search for truth.  If you’ve never been to a …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard (WA – State/Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation)

Host Organization: Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation
State: WA

Restricted Attendance: Open to the public Local Focus: Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation 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 …

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Depolarizing Conversations About Race

Host Organization: Braver Angels National
State: - National

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 racist!” Many White Americans have trouble sustaining conversations on issues such as affirmative action, police reform, reparations, and …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard

Host Organization: East Tennessee Alliance
State: TN

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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America’s Public Forum

Host Organization: BA National - APF
State: - National

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] From a series of events bridging the worlds of ideas and depolarization, hosted by Braver Angels and friends, "America's Public Forum." Check back often for the subject and registration link for this week's forum.  Thank you.  

Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (WV – Braver Angels West Virginia Alliance/Elkins-Randolph County Public Library)

Host Organization: Braver Angels West Virginia Alliance
State: WV

Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop (part of The Elkins-Randolph County Public Library’s project “Hearing and Being Heard Across Divides”) Restricted Attendance: Elkins-Randolph County, West Virginia residents Local Focus: Elkins-Randolph County, West Virginia There's a lot of stress these days among family members and friends who are divided politically, and the current polarized public conversation …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard

Host Organization: Braver Angels National
State: - National

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

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