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Braver Angels Open House

Host Organization: Sonoma County Braver Angels
State/Region: CA
Sebastopol Library 6000 Sebastopol Ave, Sebastopol

Braver Angels Documentary viewing, discussion and presentation ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

Event Series SongSquare

SongSquare

State/Region: - 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.

Depolarizing Within – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: - 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 […]

Event Series Debate Chair Q&A – Online

Debate Chair Q&A – Online

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

Restricted Attendance: Signup for Rise for America campaign, and completion of Debate Chair E-Course Required. Interested in becoming a Braver Angels debate chair? Join us to learn more and ask any questions you may have.

Event Series BA Organizer Training – Online

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 […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – September 2023 Monthly Member Meeting NWWV Alliance – In Person

Host Organization: NW Willamette Valley Braver Angels Alliance
State/Region: OR
Natural Grocers of Tigard 13115 SW Pacific Highway, Tigard

Local Focus: Oregon's Washington and Yamhill counties Monthly member meeting for Braver Angels in Oregon's Washington and Yamhill counties. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

“Red-Blue” Workshop – Sessions 1 and 2 ALL DAY – IN PERSON

State/Region: UT
Waterford School Library 1480 E 9400 S, Sandy

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 moderated activities and structured discussions that reduce stereotyped […]

Depolarizing Within – In Person

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Teller County Braver Angels Alliance
State/Region: CO
Woodland Park Library 218 E Midland Ave, Woodland Park

Local Focus: Teller County, CO Depolarizing Within School Communities A free workshop to help you become more aware of your "inner polarizer" and learn methods for disagreeing without contempt and ridicule About this event Polarization can be driven by how we talk with like-minded people about those on the other side. Too often, we stereotype, […]

Depolarizing Within – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: - 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 […]

Depolarizing Within – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Emanuel UCC, Hales Corners, WI
State/Region: WI
Emanuel UCC 10627 W Forest Home Ave, Hales Corners

Local Focus: Milwaukee area, WI A free workshop to help you become more aware of your "inner polarizer" and learn methods for disagreeing without contempt and ridicule About this event Polarization can be driven by how we talk with like-minded people about those on the other side. Too often, we stereotype, dismiss, or ridicule our […]

Crossing the Continental Divide – A Braver Angels National Presentation

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: - National

Crossing the Continental Divide provides participants with an introduction to Braver Angels and an overview of its principles. During the workshop, participants will: Participate in two brief activities (one taken directly from the Depolarizing Within workshop) Watch a video of a Braver Angels' Red/Blue workshop in action Gain knowledge about how to have better conversations […]

Event Series Debate Chair Q&A – Online

Debate Chair Q&A – Online

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

Restricted Attendance: Signup for Rise for America campaign, and completion of Debate Chair E-Course Required. Interested in becoming a Braver Angels Debate Chair? Join us to learn more and ask any questions you may have!

Skills for Bridging the Divide – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Carroll County Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Democracy Lab
State/Region: MD
Carroll Community College 1601 Washington Rd., Westminster

Communication Skills for Bridging the Political Divide Workshop About this event There can be a lot of stress among family members and friends who are divided politically, and polarizing public conversation doesn't help. In this workshop you will learn and practice skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground, and affirm […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Upcoming Utility Referendum: Come Hear Both Sides

Host Organization: Building Bridges Alliance
State/Region: ME

Local Focus: Maine In November, the Maine ballot will have a referendum question about whether to create a new locally-owned and managed power company. This question has generated a lot of debate. We have invited leaders from both sides of the question to present their arguments for and against. Attendees will have the opportunity after […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – BA Documentary Party

Host Organization: Braver Angels West Virginia Alliance
State/Region: WV

During this regular meeting of our BA Alliance, we are hosting a BA Documentary Party to watch this video on the origin of our organization. Please invite a friend, and please especially consider inviting a "red" as our alliance is currently very "blue-" leaning.

Event Series BA Organizer Training – Online

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 […]

Deliberative Town Hall – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Colorado Southern Front Range Alliance
State/Region: CO
Legacy Campus Facility 10035 South Peoria, Parker

Local Focus: Colorado Deliberative Town Hall - Non-Partisan School Board Candidate Forum, Community Discussion and Q&A. Hear from candidates;discuss issues in moderated small groups;end w/ Q&A. A unique type of town hall to find common ground. About this event In a Braver Angels Deliberative Town Hall, the candidates participate as part of their campaign and […]

Does Wokeism Have a Place in School? – In Person

Host Organization: Braver Angels San Francisco
State/Region: CA
Google Community Space 188 The Embarcadero, San Francisco

In partnership with:  Bridging Divides - El Dorado Local Focus: San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors are invited. We are hosting a diversity-of-thought based panel including an education policy specialist, parent, teachers, and a student. Panelists will convey their respective experiences and points-of-view. Our two panel facilitators will also engage our audience. ** This […]

Film Discussion – Sound of Freedom

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: - National
Online US

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 […]

Depolarizing Within – In Person

Host Organization: Braver Angels Southeastern Pennsylvania Alliance
State/Region: PA
Malvern Public Library 1 E 1st Ave # 2 (Upstairs Room), Malvern

Local Focus: Southeast Pennsylvania and Delaware region A free workshop to help you become more aware of your "inner polarizer" and learn methods for disagreeing without contempt and ridicule About this event Polarization can be driven by how we talk with like-minded people about those on the other side. Too often, we stereotype, dismiss, or […]

Depolarizing Within – ONLINE

State/Region: TN
Online US

Local Focus: Tennessee 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 […]

Depolarizing Within – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: - 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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