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Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: BA National - Workshops
Online US

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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We the People’s Forum: Should Vaccines Be Mandatory For Healthcare Workers?

Host Organization: BA National - We the People's Forum
State: - National

Since Covid-19 first hit, nurses and other healthcare workers on the frontlines have been hailed as heroes. But now some of those same healthcare workers have concerns about the Covid vaccines and risk getting fired. Mary Galantino is one of those registered nurses. An oncology nurse in Reading, Pennsylvania, Mary now finds herself on the …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Wisconsin Partners
State: WI

Restricted Attendance: members and guests of Wisconsin Partners Local Focus: Wisconsin Partners 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 …

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Community Debate – Climate Change Debate – Private sector or Government?

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: ID

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

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Members Meeting – Sonoma County Braver Angels Alliance Open House

Host Organization: Sonoma County Braver Angels
State: CA
Oakmont East Recreation Center 7902 Oakmont Drive, Santa Rosa

Local Focus: North San Francisco Bay Area Open House for members and prospective members ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

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, ciaran@braverangels.org 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.  

Braver Politics Pilot Program Information Session

Host Organization: BA National
Online US

If you filled out the Braver Politics Interest Form and agreed to organize an BP event, this meeting is for you. This is an opportunity to learn more about BP, and to participate in a Question & Answer session.

Families & Politics

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: OR

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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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Central Texas
State: TX
Dispute Resolution Center Austin

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 experiences and beliefs …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Central Texas
State: TX
Dispute Resolution Center Austin

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 experiences and beliefs …

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Helping Loved Ones Divided By Politics

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

Braver Angels is offering a new series to help people navigate politics and their close relationships. Each meeting will feature a pair of loved ones (couple, siblings, parent and adult child, close friends) being interviewed and helped by Braver Angels co-founder, Dr. Bill Doherty, an expert on the family dynamics of political differences. The goal …

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We the People’s Forum: When Polarization Comes For The Janitor

Host Organization: BA National - We the People's Forum
State: - National

Mark Patenaude worked as a janitor and employee at Smith College for 21 years. But that all came to an end after a Black student accused Mark, who is White, and other service workers of racism, igniting a campus controversy that erupted into the larger community and onto Facebook. Mark resigned and later shared snippets …

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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, ciaran@braverangels.org 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: Sex Work and Prostitution

Host Organization: BA Debates
State: - National

About this Event Resolved:  Sex work or prostitution is harmful to those who experience it. You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, where competing candidates attempt to win votes. Nor is it a competitive high school or college debate, where people advocate positions in which they may …

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Depolarizing Conversations About Race

Host Organization: Braver Angels Workshops
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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Orientation for Prospective or New Braver Angels Workshop Organizers

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National

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, answer questions, and show newcomers how to navigate the website to access helpful resources. ** …

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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, ciaran@braverangels.org 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.  

Members Meeting – BA Ambassador Monthly Meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: For BA Ambassadors who have completed an Ambassador Orientation Monthly meeting for Braver Angels' Ambassadors

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, ciaran@braverangels.org 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.  

Depolarizing Conversations About Race

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: MN

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

Host Organization: Braver Angels Berkeley/Oakland
State: CA

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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Members Meeting – BA Ambassador Monthly Meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: For BA Ambassadors who have completed an Ambassador Orientation Monthly meeting for Braver Angels' Ambassadors

Orientation for Prospective or New Braver Angels Workshop Organizers

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National

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, answer questions, and show newcomers how to navigate the website to access helpful resources. ** …

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Families & Politics

Host Organization: Braver Angels Utah Alliance
State: UT

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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Members Meeting – BA Ambassador Monthly Meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: For BA Ambassadors who have completed an Ambassador Orientation Monthly meeting for Braver Angels' Ambassadors

Orientation for Prospective or New Braver Angels Workshop Organizers

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National

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, answer questions, and show newcomers how to navigate the website to access helpful resources. ** …

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Members Meeting – BA Ambassador Monthly Meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: For BA Ambassadors who have completed an Ambassador Orientation Monthly meeting for Braver Angels' Ambassadors

Members Meeting – BA Ambassador Monthly Meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: For BA Ambassadors who have completed an Ambassador Orientation Monthly meeting for Braver Angels' Ambassadors

Members Meeting – BA Ambassador Monthly Meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: For BA Ambassadors who have completed an Ambassador Orientation Monthly meeting for Braver Angels' Ambassadors

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