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National Informational Event

Online DC

A Braver Angels national gathering to reflect on what is happening in the country and how we can act to hold America together.

Book Discussion

PA Online

Discussion of Them: Why We Hate Each Other & How To Heal, by U.S. Senator from Nebraska, Ben Sasse.

Film Discussion – National: The Reunited States

Online US

Just when it seems that America is ripping apart at the seams, The Reunited States is a powerful and urgent documentary that follows several determined individuals on the difficult journey of bridging our political and racial divides. Braver Angels’ own Bill Doherty and John Wood Jr. put in brief appearances! Film director Ben Rehki and …

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National Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop

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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Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop – National

Online US

REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. You may register for the Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop on February 7th from 2:00-4:00 pm (https://braverangels.org/event/skills-for-bridging-the-divide-west-virginia/) or February 28 from 2:00-4:00 pm (https://braverangels.org/event/national-skills-for-bridging-the-divide-workshop-2/).

National Depolarizing Within Workshop

WA Online

REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. You may register for a local Depolarizing Within Workshop near you or the next National Workshop on April 24 from 11:00-2:00 PDT (https://braverangels.org/event/national-depolarizing-within-workshop-3/)

America’s Public Forum: Can Curiosity Heal Our Divides?

Online US

Link to Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/americas-public-forum-can-curiosity-heal-our-divides-tickets-140958892843?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch From a series of events co-hosted by Braver Angels and the National Institute for Civil Discourse, "America's Public Forum." In partnership with Civic Renaissance, a special edition of America's Public Forum. We live in an era of moral certainty and deep social and cultural division. Could curiosity—a fundamental openness to, and wonderment …

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National Families and Politics

Online US

Family relationships are casualties of our toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. Note: eLearning required

National Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop

Online US

This workshop provides you with the knowledge of what it takes to have constructive, non-polarizing conversations between people who disagree politically; gives you the chance to practice the skills to have these conversations; and think about how to have these conversations with people in your social network. Open to all!

Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (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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National Families and Politics

Online US

Family relationships are casualties of our toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. Note: eLearning required

Families & Politics (National)

Online US

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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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 (National)

Online US

Local Focus: Most of the participants and observers are from Alaska and Hawaii, but others are welcome. NOTE: There is room for red-leaning participants and red-leaning observers in this workshop. Blue spots are full. About this Event Description Join us for a free two-part intensive online workshop that brings together Red (conservative or Republican-leaning) and …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2 (National)

Online US

Local Focus: Most of the participants and observers are from Alaska and Hawaii, but others are welcome. NOTE: There is room for red-leaning participants and red-leaning observers in this workshop. Blue spots are full. About this Event Description Join us for a free two-part intensive online workshop that brings together Red (conservative or Republican-leaning) and …

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New Ambassador Orientation (National)

Online US

Restricted Attendance: For Braver Angels members Join us for a Braver Angels ambassador orientation! This is the only way to become an official ambassador. Being a BA ambassador involves speaking publicly (socially distanced or virtually) to organizations such as local civic groups, colleges, and communities of faith about Braver Angels and depolarization. Other outreach options …

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Families & Politics (National)

Online US

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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A Braver Seder

Online US

An interfaith Braver Angels celebrating the Jewish holiday of Passover, where people of various backgrounds reflect on the traditions.

America’s Public Forum: Party Factions? Multiparty System? Beyond Two-Party Polarization

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." It has been clear for some time, that the major American political parties of our time, the Democrats and …

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“Depolarizing Within” Workshop – Standard (National)

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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Red Leaning Workshop: Skills for Bridging the Political Divide

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. This workshop is for red-leaning folks (i.e, people who lean conservative philosophically or tend to vote for Republicans) who are interested in having better conversations with people on the other side …

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Blue Leaning Workshop: National Skills for Bridging the Divide

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. This workshop is for blue-leaning folks (i.e, people who lean liberal or progressive philosophically or tend to vote for Democrats) who are interested in having better conversations with people on the …

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