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Alliance/Members May 14th Meeting: Who Owns the “American Story?”

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

* Local Focus: Northern Virginia suburbs and Washinton, DC At this next meeting, we will explore the subject “Who owns the American story?”. It opens all sorts of doors, from immigrant stories to a conversation about “owning a story” and what that might mean to different people ** This event is open to the media […]

SW PA Braver Angels Meet & Greet – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: PA

Local Focus: Southwest Pennsylvania Are you tired of the political divide? Is your Facebook, Instagram and TikTok feeds filled with propaganda for and against Biden, Trump, Shapiro, Abortion, Immigration, Gaza, Israel and Iran. Please join us in an online meet and greet for folks interested in bridging the political divide one conversation at a time. […]

Military & Veterans Group Welcome Event

Host Organization: Other
State/Region: - National

Are you a military member or veteran and interested in how your fellow vets and service members are working to reduce political polarization in the United States? Come to our Welcome Event and you will learn about Braver Angels and where you can continue your mission of defending the Constitution of the United States against […]

Skills for Disagreeing Better – IN PERSON

Host Organization: MN Congressional Districts 1, 2, & 7
State/Region: MN
Foremost Brewing Cooperative 131 West Broadway, Owatonna

Note: This event is to be attended in person. In this polarized time, we lack basic understanding of why people on the other political side hold their beliefs. We don’t see them as they see themselves–their core values and central concerns–but instead as we choose to see them. We are tempted to regard our own […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Michigan BA Member Meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: MI

Local Focus: Michigan We are inviting all Michigan Braver Angels (BA) to join likeminded neighbors across the state striving to: refresh your depolarizing skills gain support for humanizing those on both sides of the issues form a community where efforts to discover common ground are shared Please join us on the second Tuesday of each […]

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 […]

BA Organizer Training – Online

Host Organization: BA National
State/Region: - National

Restricted Attendance: Trainees should register as a trainee Organizer before attending the first session. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe5lVgDgX7RqttcoyufixBmkGos1sQp5BpiiGT-XWq-dzjKeA/viewform Braver Angels Organizers fill an essential volunteer function and are often the glue that holds BA workshops together. This 90 minute, weekly training is led by Organizer trainers, Casey and Yvonne. The four week training schedule starts on the first […]

National Film Club discussion of “The Harvest: Integrating Mississippi’s Schools”

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: - National

Watch a movie on your own, then attend a discussion of it made richer by the wide variety of viewpoints that participants hold. We choose films that address social, political or cultural issues that are relevant to society today. They may highlight liberal-leaning, conservative-leaning or independent themes, or feature actors or directors from opposite sides […]

Forum for Braver Angel Mental Health Professionals

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

* Restricted Attendance: This forum is open to mental health professionals, including psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, marriage and family therapists, psychiatric nurses, life coaches, registered counselors, and school counselors. Join us for a Braver Angels forum where mental health professionals from across the political spectrum gather online to connect and provide information and support to […]

Skills for Disagreeing Better

Host Organization: Western North Carolina Braver Angels Alliance
State/Region: NC
Skyland United Methodist Church 1984 Hendersonville Rd.28803, Asheville

* Local Focus: Western North Carolina Note: This event is to be attended in person. In this polarized time, we lack basic understanding of why people on the other political side hold their beliefs. We don’t see them as they see themselves–their core values and central concerns–but instead as we choose to see them. We […]

Families and Politics

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

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 […]

Red/Blue Workshop – Sessions 1 & 2

Host Organization: Western Washington Alliance
Partner Org(s): Cross Sound Church
State/Region: WA
Cross Sound Church Office 600 Ericksen Ave NE, #210, Bainbridge Island

* Local Focus: Bainbridge Island, Puget Sound Region A forum to discuss your own viewpoint, without judgment, and get real answers to sincere questions of understanding from other viewpoints. About this event Description Join us for a free two-part intensive workshop that brings together Red (conservative or Republican-leaning) and Blue (liberal or Democratic-leaning) citizens for […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Topic: “Does Free Speech Still Exist?”

Host Organization: Central Maryland Braver Angels
State/Region: MD
Brightview Westminster Ridge 505 High Acre Dr., Westminster

In America, can you say anything you want without repercussion? What responsibilities accompany the First Amendment if any? Do social media platforms have either the right or the responsibility to censor content it deems hateful or deceptive? These are some of the many questions that will be discussed. The magic of Braver Angels events is […]

Skills for Disagreeing Better – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels Atlanta
Partner Org(s): Edgewood Church Atlanta
State/Region: GA
Edgewood Church Atlanta 1560 Memorial Drive, Atlanta

Local Focus: Atlanta, GA Note: This event is to be attended in person. In this polarized time, we lack basic understanding of why people on the other political side hold their beliefs. We don’t see them as they see themselves–their core values and central concerns–but instead as we choose to see them. We are tempted […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – West Suburban Alliance Monthly Meeting – Living Room Conversation – In Person

Host Organization: West Suburban Alliance-MSP
State/Region: MN
Lord of Life Lutheran Church 7401 County Road 101 Room #120 (Downstairs), Maple Grove

Public trust in government is hovering near all-time lows and vicious political partisanship is tearing civil society apart. These truths seem as self-evident as any. Where do we go from here? And what is our role as citizens?

Dinner and a “Fight”: Let’s Learn to Disagree Better

Host Organization: NW Willamette Valley Braver Angels Alliance
State/Region: OR
First Presbyterian Church of McMinnville 390 NE 2nd St, McMinnville

Let's get together for a potluck dinner and an honest discussion on the question: "Should we help our homeless neighbors, without exceptions?" We will begin with brief demonstration statements covering five response positions: Strongly Disagree; Disagree; Neutral; Agree; Strongly Agree. After that we will fill our plates and sit down to dinner and discussion, using […]

Braver Angels Happy Hour at Kickback Jack’s

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

Restricted Attendance: People interested in Braver Angels and ways to decrease political polarization Local Focus: Wilmington, NC and surrounding areas Braver Angels Social at Kickback Jack's ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

Skills for Disagreeing Better

Host Organization: Braver Angels Hudson River Valley
Partner Org(s): Kingston Public Library
State/Region: NY
Kingston Public Library 61 Crown Street, Kingston

Note: This event is to be attended in person. In this polarized time, we lack basic understanding of why people on the other political side hold their beliefs. We don’t see them as they see themselves–their core values and central concerns–but instead as we choose to see them. We are tempted to regard our own […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Should TikTok Be Banned in the United States?

Host Organization: Braver Angels Southwest Ohio
State/Region: OH
Springboro Municipal Center Community Room 320 W Central Ave., Springboro

Topic: Should TikTok Be Banned in the United States? We'll start the meeting with a brief overview of the proposed TikTok ban, break into small groups to discuss the measure, and then share key points with the entire group. Please join us, and share your ideas! ** This event is open to the media upon […]

BA Organizer Training – Online

Host Organization: BA National
State/Region: - National

Restricted Attendance: Trainees should register as a trainee Organizer before attending the first session. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe5lVgDgX7RqttcoyufixBmkGos1sQp5BpiiGT-XWq-dzjKeA/viewform Braver Angels Organizers fill an essential volunteer function and are often the glue that holds BA workshops together. This 90 minute, weekly training is led by Organizer trainers, Casey and Yvonne. The four week training schedule starts on the first […]

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