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Introducing The Central Indiana Braver Angels Alliance!

Host Organization: Central Indiana Alliance
State/Region: IN
Online US

Local Focus: New Indiana Alliance for those in Central Indiana (Boone, Clinton, Montgomery, Tipton, Hamilton, Hendricks, Hancock, Putnam, Marion, Johnson, and Shelby counties). Americans on opposite sides of the political spectrum don’t only disagree on issues — they increasingly dislike one another. This growing partisan animosity is the crisis of our time and threatens our […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – Historical Perspectives on How We Got as Polarized as We Are

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

* Local Focus: This is a meeting of the South Central Indiana Alliance but all are welcome. In our life time, as a country we have never been more polarized. We will listen to a panel discussion and then discuss our perspectives on how we got as polarized as we are today.

Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: BA National - Workshops
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 "inner […]

SongFaire

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

BA SongFaire is a quarterly event for Braver Angels musicians to share songs with one another and with a wider audience online. The songs can be originals, or songs that you discovered that connect well with the mission of Braver Angels. Our first SongFaire will be on Sunday, June 2, at 2-3:30 pm Pacific time […]

Rhode Island Alliance – Intro to Braver Angels

Host Organization: Braver Angels Rhode Island Alliance
State/Region: RI
Online US

* Local Focus: Rhode Island Join us for a 30 minute info session and get to know us better! Learn about our mission and upcoming plans, and consider joining the Alliance to reduce polarization.

June 2024 Debate Chair Forum

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

* Restricted Attendance: Restricted to Debate Chairs and those who have begun the training process (by completing at least step 1- the training Ecourse) Are you a Braver Angels Debate Chair or Chair-in-training? If so, join us for the next Braver Angels Debate Chair Forum. This space will be an opportunity for debate chairs and […]

Event Series Lunch Chats

Lunch Chats

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: UT

Lunchtime discussion on key political issues. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

BA Organizer Training – Online

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

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 […]

Film Discussion – Grab your own grub and watch Join or Die – why you should join a club…and why the fate of America depends on it.

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: MA

Local Focus: Massachusetts 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 of the political spectrum. We'll be discussing the film Join or Die (2023). Join or Die is a film about […]

New York City Members Meeting

Host Organization: New York City Alliance
State/Region: NY
Online US

* Local Focus: New York City Are you a member of the Braver Angels NYC Alliance? Are you interested in becoming one? Come join us for our New York City Members Meeting! Learn more how you can get involved and connect with other Braver Angels members throughout this great city.

Film Discussion – Join or Die! Why you should join a club…and why the fate of America depends on it.

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: MA

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 of the political spectrum. We'll be discussing the film Join or Die (2023). Discuss the film: Join or Die. A film about why […]

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 […]

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 […]

Canceled 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 […]

Event Series Lunch Chats

Lunch Chats

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State/Region: UT

Lunchtime discussion on key political issues. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Send requests to media@braverangels.org.

Local Community Debate – Oregon’s Rural/Urban Divide is Insurmountable

Host Organization: NW Willamette Valley Braver Angels Alliance
State/Region: OR

Local Focus: Oregon de·bate| dəˈbāt | - noun - A highly structured conversation in which a group of people think together, listen to one another, and are open to being changed by ideas. About this Event Resolved: The Oregon Rural/Urban Divide is Insurmountable. Given differences in rural and urban Oregonians' relationships to the land, and their lifestyles, […]

Film Discussion – Join or Die’ Film Discussion

Host Organization: New Hampshire Alliance
State/Region: NH
Online US

Local Focus: New Hampshire 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 […]

Film Discussion – Braver Angels RI Alliance: “Join or Die” Film Discussion – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels Rhode Island Alliance
State/Region: RI
Online US

Join the Rhode Island Alliance of Braver Angels on June 12th @ 7:30 PM for a discussion of the film 'Join or Die', a film about why you should join a club—and why the fate of America may depend on it. Follow the story of America’s civic unraveling through the work of Robert Putnam, whose […]

Moderator Forum: Organizing and Moderating the Community Town Hall Meeting

State/Region: - National
Online US

Learn about Community Town Hall meetings and how they can be a powerful tool for Civic Renewal. Moderators, Ambassadors, Organizers, Alliance Leaders, and other interested BA members will come together to learn how to lead one of these highly effective events in your community.  

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