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CV Election Team Training

Host Organization: BA National - Braver Politics
State: - National
Online US

Identifying your elected officials and candidates and making first contact.

Elevator Speech for BA Ambassadors

Host Organization: BA Ambassadors
State: - National

Restricted Attendance: For Braver Angels members who are already enrolled in the Ambassador Program Braver Angels Ambassadors - join us for 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 …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: UT
Sandy Public Library - Large Meeting Room 10100 Petunia Way, Sandy

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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Depolarizing Conversations About Race and Public Policy

Host Organization: Braver Angels
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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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1 — IN PERSON

State: NY
Presbyterian Church, Oneonta, NY 296 Main Street, Oneonta

Local Focus: Otsego County, NY State Get beyond the stories we tell about each other to discover the truth, and create a forum to discuss our viewpoints without judgment. About this event Please join us for an intensive in person workshop, in two sessions, that will bring together Republican-leaning and Democratic-leaning citizens for structured conversations, …

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Deliberative Town Hall — ONLINE

Host Organization: Wyoming Montana Braver Angels Alliance
State: MT
Online US

Deliberative Town Hall - Presentation by election officials from Wyoming and Montana with audience participation.  An issue-focused discussion among citizens and public officials, centered on citizen deliberations. About this event Ordinary citizens’ trust in their leaders has eroded in recent years, as has the ability of everyone to talk constructively across political differences. Common Ground …

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Deliberative Town Hall

Host Organization: Braver Angels West Virginia Alliance
State: WV
Online US

Local Focus: West Virginia Our June meeting will be a planning session for our upcoming Deliberative Townhall meeting is to discuss voting access and security in West Virginia elections. Mixed small groups of "Reds" and "Blues" will discuss these issues from their perspectives, looking for areas of agreement. Current and/or prior elected officials will join …

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Film Club Discussion: Uncle Tom

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

Featuring media personalities such as Larry Elder and Candace Owens, ministers, civil rights activists, veterans, and a self-employed plumber, Uncle Tom explores their personal journeys navigating the world as one of America’s most misunderstood political and cultural groups: The American Black Conservative. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran …

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Blue Leaning Workshop: Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid

Partner Org(s): Non-Violence Omaha
State: NE
Online US

Restricted Attendance: For residents of Nebraska and Council Bluffs, IA only Local Focus: Nebraska, Council Bluffs Iowa This free workshop is for blue-leaning attendees (i.e, people who lean liberal philosophically or tend to vote for Democrats) who are interested in having better conversations with people on the other side of the political aisle. You will …

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Citizen Action Program Orientation – Live Session

Host Organization: BA National - Braver Politics
State: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Must have completed Orientation Part 1 e-course Join other Citizen Volunteers to learn details about training!

Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1 — ONLINE

Host Organization: Colorado Southern Front Range Alliance
State: CO
Online US

Local Focus: Colorado 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 understand the …

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CV Election Team Training

Host Organization: BA National - Braver Politics
State: - National
Online US

Identifying your elected officials and candidates and making first contact.

Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

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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Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: GA

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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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.

Challenge Your Assumptions: Revealing the Spectrum of Views Across Black Voters

Host Organization: Braver Angels San Francisco
State: CA

The size and influence of Black voters are rapidly growing, and political views among these voters are not at all homogenous. Join our conversation with Guest Speakers, Blue: Dr. Marilyn Hosea, Braver Angels, Denver and Red: Peter Bell, Braver Angels, Minneapolis. This discussion will be moderated by SF Alliance leaders. There will be an opportunity to …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: Braver Angels Workshops
State: - National

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 Workshop HYBRID – ONLINE

Host Organization: BA National - Workshops
State: - National
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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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 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 – MN State Alliance Meeting

State: MN
Online US

Update and discussion of the efforts of MN Braver Angels to bridge the political divides that prevent Minnesotans from working together. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

National Community Debate – National Debate: Guns

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

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 Topic: Guns You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, where competing candidates attempt to win …

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CV Election Team Training

Host Organization: BA National - Braver Politics
State: - National
Online US

Identifying your elected officials and candidates and making first contact.

Skills for Bridging the Divide

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

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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