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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 […]

Film Discussion – ‘Greater Idaho’ Movement: Why Some Want to Leave Oregon

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 […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Central/Eastern Washington Alliance Meeting – Online

Host Organization: Central / Eastern Washington Alliance
State/Region: WA
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Attendees are asked to watch the Braver Angels Documentary "Reuniting America" before joining this meeting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6kZpN5T3lU Local Focus: Intended for local alliance members but all are welcome

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 […]

We the People’s Forum: Does America Need A New Labor Movement? – Online

Host Organization: BA National - We the People's Forum
State/Region: - National

The UAW and screen writers’ strikes have recently made headlines. However, only 10 percent of American workers are part of a labor union. Does America need a new labor movement? We’ll dive into the conversation with a politically diverse panel of first speakers. Our first speakers include a UAW regional leader, a non-union electrician, the […]

Forum for Braver Angel Mental Health Professionals

Host Organization: Other
State/Region: - National

Restricted Attendance: Mental Health Professionals Only This is a meeting for mental health professionals from across the political spectrum to provide information, consultation, and support to one another for working with clients who have diverse views on politics and social issues. June 16th Topic:  Discussion of the article "How Therapists Became Social Justice Warriors" by Lisa […]

Bridging the Divide on Climate Solutions Workshop

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Citizens Climate Lobby
State/Region: MT

Open to everyone! ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

Organizer Training – Crash Course

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

Complete the entire Organizer Training in a single day. This training session follows the weekly Organizer training schedule but offers all eight modules in one day. At the end of the day you will be ready to schedule your qualifying session to become a trained Organizer. You can also choose to attend individual modules for […]

Family & 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 […]

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.

Alliance/Members Meeting – Families and Politics Around the Holidays

Host Organization: Building Bridges Alliance
State/Region: ME

With politics as polarized and divisive as ever and the holiday season approaching, many of us will have difficult interactions with problematic family members. Does calling out your problematic family members benefit you or our political climate? Or does it do the opposite -- worsening familial relationships and political climate? ** This event is open […]

Moderator Training Support Group – Online

State/Region: MN

Local Focus: Minnesota Complete Moderator Training with other BA members. Each group member will complete training activities on the Moderator Training Website (10-15 hours total). Each Monday in November, the group will meet (on Zoom) to discuss the training activities and share individual plans for using the training. After completing all required activities, individuals will […]

Ambassador Training Support and Discussion Group – Online

Host Organization: MN Congressional Districts 1, 2, & 7
State/Region: MN

Local Focus: Minnesota Members Ambassador Support and Discussion Group One of the best ways to help BA meet its mission of bridging the partisan divide is for you to complete the Ambassador Training program. BA MN is conducting a moderator-led support group that helps members complete the training and plan individual ways to discuss BA […]

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 […]

Moderator Training Support Group – Online

State/Region: MN

Local Focus: Minnesota Complete Moderator Training with other BA members. Each group member will complete training activities on the Moderator Training Website (10-15 hours total). Each Monday in November, the group will meet (on Zoom) to discuss the training activities and share individual plans for using the training. After completing all required activities, individuals will […]

Ambassador Training Support and Discussion Group – Online

Host Organization: MN Congressional Districts 1, 2, & 7
State/Region: MN

Local Focus: Minnesota Members Ambassador Support and Discussion Group One of the best ways to help BA meet its mission of bridging the partisan divide is for you to complete the Ambassador Training program. BA MN is conducting a moderator-led support group that helps members complete the training and plan individual ways to discuss BA […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Depolarizing for the Holidays

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

We will share how our families and friends fared at the Thanksgiving festivities and ask if any of them had to deploy any depolarization techniques to keep the peace.

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 – Indiana SC Alliance Monthly

Host Organization: Braver Angels of South Central Indiana
State/Region: IN

Restricted Attendance: Attendees should have completed a BA workshop that has introduced them to skills for discussing topics with the opposite color Local Focus: South Central Indiana Alliance Each month the SC Indiana Alliance tackles a topic of current interest to Reds and Blues. Ping one of us for this month's topic or workshop.

Skills For Conversations About Public Policy & Race – Online

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

For Reds, Blues, and Others Improve skills for listening to others and expressing your own views on race leading to more productive conversations. Note: This event is to be attended online. The red/blue divide makes it hard for Americans of all races to reason together and find common ground on important policy issues related to […]

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