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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 […]

Skills for Bridging the Divide – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance - Europe
State/Region: Europe
Online US

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 […]

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 […]

THE RACE TO CONTROL REALITY; The Russian Narrative vs. Reality

Host Organization: Other
State/Region: - National

Rear Adm. (ret.) David Manero served in the United States Navy as a naval aviator, flying both in combat operations and as a Navy Test Pilot. He later became a foreign area officer, the Navy’s professionals who focus on working with other nations and militaries. Two of his assignments as a FAO placed him in […]

Families and Politics – ONLINE

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance Capital Region NYS
State/Region: NY
Online US

Local Focus: Capital Region of NY State 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, […]

Being Red in a Blue Environment – ONLINE

Host Organization: BA National
State/Region: - 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 […]

Washington State Welcomes Those New To Braver Angels

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: WA

A welcome social for new and potential Braver Angels in Washington State Join us for an informal meet and greet and an opportunity to ask questions about Braver Angels. We will open with a short intro about Braver Angels and then introductions from attendees, followed by some social time that might include: ice breakers, break-out […]

Washington State Welcomes New Braver Angels

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: WA

A welcome social for new and potential Braver Angels in Washington State Join us for an informal meet and greet and an opportunity to ask questions about Braver Angels. We will open with a short intro about Braver Angels and then introductions from attendees, followed by some social time that might include: ice breakers, break-out […]

Members Meeting – Washington State welcomes new Braver Angels

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: WA

Local Focus: Washington State A welcome social for new and potential Braver Angels in Washington State. Have you ever told someone about Braver Angels and they seem pretty interested until you suggest a 4-hour workshop on a Saturday? Well, we have just the thing for you… Join us for an informal meet and greet and […]

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 – Trustworthy

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 […]

Intro Sessions for Newcomers & New Volunteers

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance CT
State/Region: CT

Local Focus: Connecticut Learn about how citizens and elected officials from across the political spectrum are coming together to bridge the partisan divide, and how you can help too. Bring your questions and enthusiasm. Feel free to join us for Part 1 and/or Part 2, based on your interest: 7:00PM ET — Part 1: For […]

Book Discussion – I Never Thought of It That Way: How To Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance - Europe
State/Region: Europe
Online Europe

Monica Guzman is Senior Fellow for Public Practice at Braver Angels and author of "I Never Thought of It That Way: How To Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times." She’s cofounder of The Evergrey, a former columnist at The Seattle Times, a recent fellow at Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Henry […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Do we really have a choice? A discussion of all things “Primaries”

Host Organization: New Hampshire Alliance
State/Region: NH

A open discussion on the upcoming primaries. We will explore topics such as first in the nation? Is there really a choice from either of the main political parties? How candidates are chosen? and any other related matter ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

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 […]

Common Ground for Ensuring Trustworthy Elections – Online

State/Region: PA
Online US

Local Focus: PA Equal numbers of conservatives and liberals discuss election procedures to find joint and unanimously held points of agreement. Join us for an online Common Ground Workshop on: Trustworthy Elections This Braver Angels Common Ground Workshop brings together equal numbers of Conservatives and Liberals - Reds and Blues (4-8 of each) - to […]

Crossing the Continental Divide – CANCELLED

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: - National

This event will be rescheduled for 2024. 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 […]

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