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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2

Host Organization: Braver Angels Greenfield
Partner Org(s): Braver Angels Pioneer Valley
State: MA

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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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: OH

Local Focus: Licking County, Ohio 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 …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1

Host Organization: Braver Angels Berkeley/Oakland
State: CA

Restricted Attendance: For Residents of Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA Local Focus: Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA 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 …

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“Common Ground” Workshop – Healthcare

Host Organization: North Texas Alliance
State: TX
Online US

Join us for a Common Ground Workshop on Single Issue eXchange (SIX) Healthcare - Conservatives and Liberals take a deep dive into the U.S. Healthcare system to understand both sides' point of view and develop mutually acceptable solutions to improve our current system.. The Braver Angels Common Ground Workshop brings together equal numbers of Conservatives …

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Making Your Vote Count: How Voting Methods Affect Election Outcomes

Host Organization: Wyoming Montana Braver Angels Alliance
Partner Org(s): Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Wyoming League of Women Voters
State: MT
Online US

Educational presentation ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

Community Debate – Braver Angels Debate

Host Organization: MN BA State Alliance
Partner Org(s): Great River Regional Library/Delano
State: MN
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 Resolved: The Delano School Board should ban teaching or promoting any theory or concept that holds social problems are created by racist or …

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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

Film Discussion – Film Discussion of “Swing State”

Host Organization: BA National
Online US

This documentary travels through Blue and Red Counties in the state of Wisconsin, asking an interesting array of characters who they voted for in Election 2016, and what they thought happened. As the film progresses, one important question starts arising: is friendship still possible in divided WI/America? ** This event is open to the media …

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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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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1

Host Organization: MN BA State Alliance
State: MN

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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Roe v. Wade: Constitutional Ruling or Judicial Overreach that Should be Overturned?

Host Organization: Long Island Alliance
State: NY
Online US

Like any human institution, the Supreme Court is fallible. Over the years, it has reversed itself (150 to 300 times depending on partial or full overturning). The most famous and universally supported reversal was Brown v. Board of Education overturning the "separate but equal" 1896 ruling of Plessy v Ferguson. Many conservative scholars, including what …

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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.  

BACT Constitution Study Group: 11th & 12th Amendments

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Central Texas
State: TX

Restricted Attendance: Previous participation in a BA workshop (Red / Blue, Skills, etc.) preferred but not required We all know we should know the U.S. Constitution. But how long has it been since we actually read it? Have we ever read it? And when we do read it, how much do we think about it? …

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Coliseum Debate – National Debate: Resolved: America should stop nation building.

Host Organization: BA National - Debates
Online US

Join Braver Angels Thurs Oct 28 @ 8 pm EST to experience a debate on the topic: “Resolved: America should stop nation building.” Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-debate-americas-interventions-abroad-registration-190523991387

Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2

Host Organization: Braver Angels Greenfield
Partner Org(s): Braver Angels Pioneer Valley
State: MA

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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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: OH

Local Focus: Licking County, Ohio 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 …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop

State: ID
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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Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: MO

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, 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.  

Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop

State: MN
Online US

Skills for Bridging the Divide - Online, all participants welcome. 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 …

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Families and Politics

State: OH
Online US

About this Event Local Focus: Ohio 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 …

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“Red-Blue” Workshop – Sessions 1 and 2

Host Organization: Braver Angels Denver
State: CO

Local Focus: Colorado 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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Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: North Texas Alliance
Partner Org(s): Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church
State: TX

Restricted Attendance: For PHPC Members and Friends 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 …

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Families and Politics

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC
Partner Org(s): Politica NC
State: NC
Online US

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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Families and Politics

Host Organization: North Texas Alliance
Partner Org(s): Wilshire Baptist Church
State: TX
Wilshire Baptist Church 4316 Abrams Rd, Dallas

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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Book Discussion – “Reaching Common Ground” Book Discussion with the Author

Host Organization: AR - Braver Angels of Central Arkansas (BACA)
Partner Org(s): Central Arkansas Library System
State: AR
Online US

Braver Angels of Arkansas is excited to host a book discussion with Frederick Golder, author of the book "Reaching Common Ground," at 6:30 pm, Nov. 8, via Zoom. Golder’s book aligns perfectly with Braver Angels’ mission. "Reaching Common Ground" aims to teach readers how to turn confrontation into dialogue, dialogue into understanding and understanding into …

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Families & Politics

Host Organization: Bay Area Super Alliance
State: CA

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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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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“Depolarizing Within” Workshop

Host Organization: Building Bridges Alliance
State: ME
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 "inner …

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