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Families & Politics (CA – Braver Angels San Francisco)

Online San Francisco San Francisco

Local Focus: San Francisco, CA 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 …

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Common Ground – Single Issue (OR – Oregon Statewide Alliance)

OR - Oregon Statewide Alliance 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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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1 (Moorestown Braver Angels Alliance)

Moorestown Braver Angels Alliance NJ

Restricted Attendance: Open to Moorestown, NJ residents Local Focus: Moorestown, NJ 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 …

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Debate – North Carolina Debate on Immigration (NC – Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC)

Online NC NC

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: America should strictly implement border security and enforce current laws in order to ameliorate the present immigration crisis. You probably haven’t experienced …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 (Open to Public / Everyone Welcome)

Tulsa, Oklahoma Tulsa

About this Event Description All Souls Unitarian Church, Tulsa, OK 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 …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (Other/JCC of Greater Pittsburgh, Christian Associates of Southwest PA, The Center for Loving Kindness, The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh, The Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP))

Online PA PA

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

Online WI WI

Local Focus: Racine, WI, but open 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 …

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Braver Angels Documentary Discussion – Nebraska

Online US

Watch the Braver Angels Documentary beforehand, then join us over lunch to discuss it. All are welcome, especially Nebraskans! View the documentary at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6kZpN5T3lU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6kZpN5T3lU  

Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (VA – Braver Angels Fairfax County/Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church)

Online VA VA

Restricted Attendance: Closed to this parish - Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church 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 …

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Members Meeting – Ambassador Monthly meeting (change of date)

Online US

The Braver Angels Ambassador Program is excited to host Braver Angels co-founder Bill Doherty as its guest for the Ambassador monthly meeting. He'll discuss “Not Letting Your Red/Blue Show.” To fit Bill's schedule, we're hosting the Ambassador meeting one week earlier on the THIRD Tuesday of the month, April 20. Restricted Attendance: For Braver Angels …

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America’s Public Forum: Can Art, Philosophy, and Beauty Heal Our Divides?

Online US

** 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." Eventbrite Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/americas-public-forum-can-art-philosophy-and-beauty-heal-our-divides-tickets-150980192821?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch Can art, philosophy, and beauty heal our divides? We hear a lot about the culture wars. …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard (VA – State/Reynolds Homestead / Virginia Tech)

Online VA VA

Restricted Attendance: Priority for membership of the Spring College for Older Adults, Reynolds Homestead / Virginia Tech, then VA Braver Angels members/subscribers Local Focus: Virginia 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 …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 (MN Braver Angels Alliance)

Online MN MN

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

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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 (FL – State/Florida Humanities)

Online FL FL

Local Focus: Florida 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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Families & Politics (GA – Braver Angels Atlanta)

GA Online GA

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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Families & Politics (NC – Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC)

Online NC NC

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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Film Discussion – The Best of Enemies

Online US

Starring Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell, The Best of Enemies (2018) embodies Braver Angels principles of listening to and learning about the other side, in its case using the "charrette" process to bring both sides together. https://youtu.be/eKM6fSTs-A0

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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Depolarizing Within – Hybrid (MN – MN BA State Alliance/Olivet Congregational Church)

Online MN MN

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 "inner …

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America’s Public Forum

Online US

** 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.  

Reflect and Respond (WA – Braver Angels Greater Seattle/Everett Area, Washington)

WA - Braver Angels Greater Seattle/Everett Area, Washington Seattle

Restricted Attendance: Prior participation in a Braver Angels workshop (ie, Red-Blue Workshop, Skills for Bridging the Divide, Families & Politics, or Depolarizing Within) Local Focus: WA State Reflect and Respond (WA - Braver Angels Greater Seattle/Everett Area, Washington)

Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 (FL – State/Florida Humanities)

Online FL FL

Local Focus: Florida 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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