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America’s Public Forum: On Manners, Morals, and History: Lessons from the Work of Gertrude Himmelfarb, ft. Bill Kristol

Host Organization: BA National - APF
State: - National

** 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." Registration link- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apf-on-manners-morals-and-history-the-work-of-gertrude-himmelfarb-tickets-158855496065 In our present American era, which sometimes seems radically secular and even post-moral, and defined by …

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America’s Public Forum: How Divided is the Supreme Court?

Host Organization: BA National- APF
Partner Org(s): American Purpose
State: - National
Online US

A special edition of America's Public Forum, co-hosted by American Purpose and Braver Angels. Eventbrite registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/americas-public-forum-how-divided-is-the-us-supreme-court-tickets-160077563301?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch Join American Purpose and Braver Angels for a special edition of America's Public Forum, where publisher and author Robert Asahina will discuss, with experienced lawyer and legal scholar Edward W. Warren, the appearances and realities of division and polarization, pragmatism and principle, compromise and collaboration, …

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Depolarizing Conversations About Race (CA – Braver Angels OC/South Bay Alliance/Bleed the Same)

Host Organization: Braver Angels OC
Partner Org(s): South Bay Alliance, Bleed The Same
State: CA
CA - Braver Angels OC/South Bay Alliance Corona del Mar

Local Focus: Event is In-Person in Corona del Mar CA, Address provided upon registration. 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 …

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Common Ground – Electoral Integrity

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Central Texas
State: TX

Join us for a Common Ground Workshop on Election Integrity. The Braver Angels Common Ground Workshop brings together equal numbers of Conservatives and Liberals - Reds and Blues (4-8 of each) - for a deep dive into a problem, such as addressing climate change, electoral reform or abortion. Together participants talk about their connection to the …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard

Host Organization: Ohio Braver Angels
State: OH
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 101 South Lebanon Road, Loveland

Local Focus: Cincinnati area 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 …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1 (KY – State)

State: KY
Second Presbyterian Church 3701 Old Brownsboro Road, Louisville

Local Focus: Louisville, KY ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] Please join us for an intensive 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 …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard

Host Organization: Braver Angels National
State: - National

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] 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. …

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Pilot – BAACNC Grandparents Initiative (NC – Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC)

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC
State: NC

Restricted Attendance: Only for BAACNC members and invited guests This event will bring together a diverse group of conservative and liberal grandparents and youth to - 1. Look for common ground. What do we worry about and what are our hopes when we think about the future? How might grandparents and youth across our communities, …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (NJ – State)

State: NJ

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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Braver Angels Ambassador Orientation

Online US

Learn how to become an official Braver Angels Ambassador. About this event 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 such as writing op-eds are available. Learn how to be a truly …

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America’s Public Forum: Race, Rights, and Black America

Host Organization: BA National - APF
State: - National

** 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." event registration link -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apf-race-rights-and-black-america-ft-rakim-brooks-and-coleman-hughes-tickets-159909380261 What are the major narratives American society tells itself about race in general, and …

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POSTPONED- America’s Public Forum: America’s Crisis of Trust in the 2020s

Host Organization: BA National - APF
State: - National

NOTE- This APF event has had to be postponed, and will no longer occur on July 7th. We will look forward to rescheduling it as soon as possible. Another APF event will happen on July 7th, which we will announce soon; this rescheduled one will happen in the coming weeks. We apologize for the inconvenience. …

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America’s Public Forum: Practical Politics for Political Minorities

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

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." https://www.eventbrite.com/e/americas-public-forum-practical-politics-for-political-minorities-tickets-162091719697?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch Ever feel like your views are unpopular in the communities you inhabit? Ever have to get things done with …

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Helping Loved Ones Divided By Politics

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] Join us for a live demonstration of Bill Doherty helping family members divided by politics learn new tools for connecting and communicating.

Ambassador Outreach

Host Organization: Florida Veterans for Common Sense
State: FL
Unity of Sarasota 3023 Proctor Rd., Sarasota

Local Focus: Florida

America’s Public Forum: The Failures of Federalism

Host Organization: BA National- APF
Partner Org(s): American Purpose
State: - National
Online US

A special edition of America's Public Forum, co-hosted by American Purpose and Braver Angels. Registration link- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/americas-public-forum-the-failures-of-federalism-tickets-160082445905?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch Join American Purpose and Braver Angels for a special edition of America's Public Forum, where American Purpose senior editor Suzanne Garment will interview professor Donald F. Kettl on his new book, The Divided States of America: Why Federalism Doesn't Work. We are honored to partner with American Purpose …

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Police Reform – What Do We Really Want?

Host Organization: Braver Angels Silicon Valley
State: CA

What are the limits of what we want the police to do? Do we want police being responsible for responding to mental health crises or do we want medical professionals going out instead? Should the police always be the ones mediating family disputes or are there times a social worker would be better? Come join …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide – Hybrid (UT – Braver Angels Utah Workshops Alliance)

Host Organization: Braver Angels Utah Workshops Alliance
State: UT

Local Focus: Utah 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 …

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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, [email protected] 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: Racism in America

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

Join Braver Angels Thurs July 15 @ 8 pm EDT to experience a debate on the topic: “America is a racist nation.” Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-debate-racism-in-america-registration-160031210659 Braver Angels debates are not your traditional debate where you seek to “beat” your opponent; they are a collective search for truth.  If you’ve never been to a …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard (WA – State/Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation)

Host Organization: Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation
State: WA

Restricted Attendance: Open to the public Local Focus: Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation 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 …

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Depolarizing Conversations About Race

Host Organization: Braver Angels National
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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SongSquare

State: - National

Members of the Braver Angels Songwriting Community are invited to share their latest song for the month and participate in discussion about healing division through art.

MN State Alliance Meeting

Host Organization: Minnesota BA State Alliance
State: MN

Local Focus: Minnesota Braver Angels ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, [email protected] Minnesota State Braver Angels Alliance Meeting

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, [email protected] 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 – Hybrid

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC
Partner Org(s): NC Institute of Political Leadership (NC IOPL)
State: NC

Now open to the public! 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 …

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Film Discussion – Film Discussion: 10 Rules for Dealing with the Police

Host Organization: Richardson Texas Alliance
State: TX

Film Discussion: 10 Rules for Dealing with the Police Hosted by the North Texas Alliance. Everyone is welcome! How should you handle an involuntary police encounter? Do you know the risks and how to avoid them? Flex Your Rights, a libertarian leaning organization, suggests 10 rules to keep you safe and protect your rights. Join …

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