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FFX Alliance Monthly Meeting: Panel discussion on how religious or moral beliefs inform our politics

Host Organization: Braver Angels Fairfax County
State/Region: VA
Falls Church Episcopal Church - Nicoloson Hall, Room 231 115 E Fairfax St., Falls Church

Local Focus: VA, DC, MD - the Washington DC metropolitan area At our April 15th meeting, we have a panel featuring knowledgeable speakers of a number of religions following discussing how their religious or moral beliefs inform our politics. They'll consider how our current political environment reinforces or changes these views on a number of […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Greater Cincinnati Alliance Meeting – April 2024

Host Organization: Cincinnati Alliance Group
State/Region: OH
Lifespring Chuch 1373 W Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati

Moving to Action: Ensuring Trustworthy Elections We will spend a little time reviewing the common ground process and what it took to get the BA Trustworthy Election Points of Agreement/Solutions. We will give everyone time to review the executive summary of the report. We will have a large group discussion about what people find encouraging/discouraging, […]

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Alliance/Members Meeting – Snohomish County Alliance May Meeting

Host Organization: Snohomish County Alliance
State/Region: WA
Online US

This March, the Braver Angels Snohomish County Alliance gathers to outline our discussion roadmap for the upcoming months of March, April, May, and June 2024. In a pivotal meeting dedicated to shaping our community's dialogue and activities, we invite all members to join in this collaborative effort. Key on our agenda is the election of […]

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BA IN Red/Blue Weekly Lunch

Host Organization: IN - Braver Angels of South Central Indiana
State/Region: IN
Online US

Local Focus: Indiana Weekly lunch meeting of the BA IN Red/Blue lunch group.  

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Forum for Braver Angel Mental Health Professionals

Host Organization: Other
State/Region: - National

Restricted Attendance: Forum is restricted to BA members who are mental health professionals This is a meeting for mental health professionals from across the political spectrum to connect, provide consultation and support to one another for working with clients who have diverse views on politics and social issues.

Braver Network: State Rep Orientation

Host Organization: Other
State/Region: - National
Online US

Braver Network Volunteer Training Join us for a 1-hr orientation to learn about the Braver Network State Rep Volunteer Role. After this training you will be completely trained and ready to start working in the role.

Alliance/Members Meeting – The Cost and Availability of Housing: What’s Going On?

Host Organization: Building Bridges Alliance
State/Region: ME
Online US

Why have housing costs risen so much faster than incomes and what, if anything, should can we do about it? We want to get at the reasons rents have skyrocketed, lack of affordable housing, deteriorated housing, and the NIMBY factor. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

Debate Chair Training – Q&A Session – Online

Host Organization: BA National
State/Region: - National
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Must complete debate chair training e-Course Have you completed the Braver Angels Debate Chair e-Course? Join us for step 2 in the chair training process — a Q&A session with an experienced Debate Chair!

Alliance/Members Meeting – Southwest Ohio Alliance Meeting – April 2024

Host Organization: Braver Angels Southwest Ohio
State/Region: OH
Franklin Public Library - Meeting Room 44 E. 4th Street, Franklin

* Local Focus: Southwest Ohio Topic: Finding Consensus on Improving Our Border Policy We'll start the meeting with a brief overview of our border policy, break into small groups to discuss potential changes and then share key points with the entire group. Please join us, and share your ideas! ** This event is open to […]

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BA IN Red/Blue Weekly Lunch

Host Organization: IN - Braver Angels of South Central Indiana
State/Region: IN
Online US

Local Focus: Indiana Weekly lunch meeting of the BA IN Red/Blue lunch group.  

Join Us for Happy Hour at Kickback Jack’s – Braver Angels of Wilmington NC

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Wilmington NC
State/Region: NC
Kickback Jack's 418 South College Road, Wilmington

Restricted Attendance: For those interested in bridging the political divide one conversation at a time. Local Focus: Wilmington, NC and surrounding areas Braver Angels of Wilmington NC puts People Before Politics. Come have a beer with people from across the political spectrum. Bring a friend! We'll get the wings. Polarization is a problem. Come be […]

Bridging “The Clash of Two Rights” – How Liberals and Conservatives can Work Together Again

Host Organization: Braver Angels of the Southern Willamette Valley
State/Region: OR
MannaHouse Church 89780 N Game Farm Rd (Not too far from Costco and Winco.), Eugene

Local Focus: Oregon Imagine a life of all work and no play, a company focused solely on short-term gains at the expense of long-term health, or a project filled with leaders and no followers. Collapse would occur, because humans need both seriousness and fun, a present-day focus as well as an eye towards the future, […]

Alliance/Members Meeting

Host Organization: Snohomish County Alliance
State/Region: WA
Online US

Braver Angels is dedicated to bridging the partisan divide and fostering a culture of civility and respectful discourse. Whether you are new to our community or a current member eager to deepen your involvement, we invite you to join us for an evening of connection, learning, and engagement. This event is structured in two parts […]

Experience the Power of Appreciative Inquiry!

Host Organization: Braver Angels Berkeley/Oakland/San Francisco
State/Region: CA
Online US

Presentation followed by experiential practical sessions in breakout rooms ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

Alliance/Members Meeting – Rochester Alliance: Recap of the Disagreeing Better Workshop

Host Organization: Congressional Districts 1, 2, & 7
State/Region: MN
Rochester MN Public Library 101 2nd St SE, Rochester

* Local Focus: Rochester Minnesota, Olmsted County Review and practice skills from the Disagreeing Better Workshop. This meeting is open to all, whether attending the 4/24 Talking Sense Event or not. Braver Angels member or not. Discuss skills for communicating accurately with people with whom we differ and with whom we share common ground. ** […]

Debate Chair Training: Mock Debate – Online

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

Restricted Attendance: Completed debate chair e-Course, attended debate chair Q&A session If you have completed our debate chair training eCourse and attended a Q&A session with an experienced chair, you are well on your way to chairing your first debate! The third and final step is practicing your skills in a mock debate! Join us […]

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Alliance/Members Meeting – Ambassador Training Support Group

Host Organization: State
State/Region: MN
Online US

* Local Focus: Minnesota At each online meeting, the group discusses one of the self-study training modules to become a BA Ambassador. Learn about BA for your own navigation and plan to make an Ambassador presentation to a group in your area.

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BA IN Red/Blue Weekly Lunch

Host Organization: IN - Braver Angels of South Central Indiana
State/Region: IN
Online US

Local Focus: Indiana Weekly lunch meeting of the BA IN Red/Blue lunch group.  

BA of Wilmington Alliance 1 Year Anniversary Potluck Celebration

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Wilmington NC
State/Region: NC
Long Leaf Park, Shelter #3 314 Pine Grove Drive, Wilmington

Local Focus: Wilmington, NC and surrounding areas BA of Wilmington Alliance 1 Year Anniversary Potluck Celebration ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

Dinner and a Fight – In Person

Host Organization: Chicagoland Braver Angels Alliance
State/Region: IL
TBA - Chicago Chicago

Restricted Attendance: only open to BA members and subscribers Local Focus: Chicago and surrounding counties within 1 hour radius What is Dinner and a Fight? Is it a fight? No! It’s an in-person, interactive event that gets Reds, Blues, and Others engaged in productive civil disagreement over a delicious meal. The event will be held […]

Texas Hold’em: Are we gambling with a border solution?

Host Organization: Inland Empire Alliance
State/Region: CA

How best to play the cards we are dealt? Reds and Blues have discussions in breakout rooms on the topic of the border, followed by main room summation.

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Alliance/Members Meeting – TN Braver Angels All-Hands

Host Organization: TN - State
State/Region: TN
Online US

* Restricted Attendance: Only open to dues-paying members of any of the three Braver Angels alliances in Tennessee: the Memphis Area Alliance, Braver Angels Nashville, or the East Tennessee Alliance. * Local Focus: Tennessee

May 2024 Debate Chair Forum

Host Organization: Braver Angels Debates
State/Region: - National

Restricted Attendance: Restricted to Debate Chairs and those who have begun the training process (by completing at least step 1- the training Ecourse) Are you a Braver Angels Debate Chair or Chair-in-training? If so, join us for the next Braver Angels Debate Chair Forum. This space will be an opportunity for debate chairs and chairs-in-training […]

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Civil Conversations Series – In Person

Host Organization: Braver Angels Arkansas
Partner Org(s): Central Arkansas Library System
State/Region: AR
Fletcher Library 823 N Buchanan St, Little Rock

Local Focus: Event will be in person only at Fletcher Library, 823 N Buchanan St, Little Rock, AR 72205 The Civil Conversations series is a monthly event with the following goals: 1) practice and improve civil communications skills while discussing specific topics; 2) identify common ground/common points that people can agree on within a specific […]

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