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We the People’s Forum: Does One Size Fit All For Addressing Homelessness?

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

When it comes to addressing homelessness, should we be taking a one-size-fits-all approach? Or are there many different approaches that we should adopt? We'll discuss these questions and explore solutions with a politically diverse panel of Americans who have been homeless, or who work on housing issues. We the People's Forum is a Braver Angels …

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Intro for Newcomers & Volunteers

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance CT
State: CT
Online US

Local Focus: Connecticut New to Braver Angels? Curious about what the Connecticut Alliance is up to? Already a member, but wanting to put your talents and interests to work as a volunteer? Bring your questions, ideas, and enthusiasm to our brief info session (repeated regularly). Hear about upcoming events and activities, connect with volunteer opportunities, …

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Braver Politics CAP Event Trainer Training

Host Organization: BA National - Braver Politics
State: - National
Online US

Join Elizabeth Doll for the Specialized Braver Politics Guide role of Event Trainer.

Film Discussion – In-Person Watch Party and Discussion of “Braver Angels: Reuniting America”

Host Organization: Lancaster County Alliance
State: PA
Manheim Train Station 210 S. Charlotte St, Manheim

Restricted Attendance: Residents of Manheim Central School District, PA, and surrounding areas Local Focus: Lancaster County, PA In-Person Watch party and discussion of Braver Angels: Reuniting America (Jim Brown Productions,2019) documentary. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org  

Finding a Way to Live Together:The Braver Angels Mission and New Initiatives

Host Organization: Braver Angels Utah Alliance
State: UT
Waterford School 1480 East 9400 South, Sandy

Local Focus: Salt Lake CIty Join us for breakfast and conversation with Bill Doherty, co-founder, Braver Angels. He will answer your questions about the value of the BA ethos, and what you can do to get involved in new programs. Meet other folks who are interested in depolarizing America! ** This event is open to …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: Oregon Statewide Alliance
State: OR

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

Host Organization: Bay Area Super Alliance
State: CA

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: - National

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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Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Charlotte Public Library
State: VT
Charlotte Public Library 115 Ferry Rd., Charlotte

Local Focus: focused for local attendance, but open to others joining. 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 …

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Recurring

SongSquare

Host Organization: Braver Angels Music
State: - National
Online US

A laidback Zoom song swap with a Braver Angels spin! We'll invite each songwriter to share what they're working on musically (it doesn't have to be BA-themed!), followed by a short forum on a BA-related songwriter topic. If you just want to listen and not share, that's ok too! This workshop is a free event …

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Skills for Bridging the Divide Workshop

Partner Org(s): Elmhurst Public Library
State: IL
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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Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: MI
Wildwood family Farms 7970 Snow Ave. SE, Alto

In-Person Red-Blue Workshop for Michigan Participants 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 …

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Being Red in a Blue Environment

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National
Online US

This free workshop is for political conservatives who are surrounded by liberals in key areas of life like work, family, social circle, religion, or community. Learn safe and effective ways to communicate conservative values and beliefs in environments where liberal ideas are assumed to be correct. This workshop is a free event brought to you …

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Film Discussion – Braver Angels Potluck and Documentary Watching

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN
Colonial Park United Methodist Church 5330 Park Avenue, Memphis

Local Focus: Memphis area (including eastern Arkansas and Desoto county, Mississippi) Braver Angels Documentary (Potluck, Watch, and Discuss)  

Being Blue in a Red Environment

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Central Texas
State: TX

Restricted Attendance: Braver Angels members Learn safe and effective ways to communicate liberal values and beliefs in environments where conservative ideas are assumed to be correct. Focus of the workshop:  This workshop is for political liberals who are surrounded by conservatives in key areas of life like work, family, social circle, religion, or community.  This …

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Families and Politics

Host Organization: Western Washington Alliance
Partner Org(s): Braver Angels Kitsap County
State: WA
Cross Sound Church Bainbridge Island

Local Focus: Kitsap County, WA 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 …

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Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: AK

Restricted Attendance: Alaskan residents only 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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Members Meeting – Minnesota Local Alliance Meeting: Controversial Ideas in Education

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: MN
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Current BA member, has attended at least one skills workshop Local Focus: Minnesota members only BA Minnesota Local Alliances Discuss Controversial Ideas in Education Students attend school for many reasons, including to learn about the world, to develop critical thinking, and to hone employable skills. In recent years, schools have struggled to determine …

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Members Meeting – Minnesota Local Alliances

State: MN
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Have participated in a Braver Angels workshop Are current dues-paying members Local Focus: Minnesota BA Minnesota Local Alliances Discuss Controversial Ideas in Education. Students attend school for many reasons, including to learn about the world, to develop critical thinking, and to hone employable skills. In recent years, schools have struggled to determine how …

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Film Discussion – Braver Angels West Virginia Alliance May Meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels West Virginia Alliance
State: WV

Please join us for our next Braver Angels West Virginia Alliance meeting on Wednesday, May 25, from 7-8pm on Zoom. We will watch and discuss the final video in a YouTube channel series by Prof. Ilana Redstone: Beyond Bigots and Snowflakes. The topic of this video series is viewpoint diversity.  

Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: Oregon Statewide Alliance
State: OR

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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NE Ohio Alliance Meeting

Host Organization: Northeast Ohio Alliance Group
State: OH

Local Focus: northeast Ohio - Cleveland and Akron surrounding communities Northeast Ohio Alliance Meeting

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