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Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: MN

Restricted Attendance: UNW Local Focus: UNW St Paul MN 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: …

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Depolarizing Within – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): University of Northwestern
State: MN
University of Northwestern St. Paul

Restricted Attendance: Students from the University of Northwestern 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, …

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SouthWest Ohio Alliance meeting

Host Organization: Braver Angels Southwest Ohio
State: OH
Springboro Municipal Building, Community Room 320 W Central Ave, Springboro

Part B of the Polarization Seminar

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

Host Organization: Braver Angels Utah Alliance
Partner Org(s): Brigham Young University
State: UT
Brigham Young University Provo

Restricted Attendance: The event is only open to students at BYU-Provo Local Focus: Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) 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 thinking, clarify disagreements, …

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Members Meeting – Braver Angels Lancaster County Alliance

Host Organization: Lancaster County Alliance
State: PA
Online US

Restricted Attendance: Residents of Lancaster County and nearby areas Local Focus: Lancaster County (PA) residents Lancaster Alliance Member Meeting (1 hour) to Discuss the US Senate Race in PA  

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Walk a Mile in My News

Host Organization: Multi-State

Local Focus: New England Region If you believe that your opponents should not be your enemies, the New England Region invites to Walk a Mile in My News. About this event Our news sources impact how we see the world. As a result, staying within our own opinion "echo chambers" may limit our understanding of …

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Braver Angels of Color Caucus Monthly Meeting

Host Organization: Snohomish County Alliance
State: WA

Monthly meeting for Angels of Color Caucus members and the greater Braver Angels Community. ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

“Common Ground” Workshop – Moving Forward on the Abortion Issue – ONLINE

Host Organization: Oregon Statewide Alliance
Partner Org(s): Lewis & Clark College
State: OR
Online US

Equal numbers of Conservatives and Liberals take a deep dive into a chosen issue to find joint and unanimously held Points of Agreements. About this event Join us for a Common Ground Workshop on: Moving Forward on the Abortion Issue. The Braver Angels Common Ground Workshop brings together equal numbers of Conservatives and Liberals - …

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Family & Politics – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Sonoma County Braver Angels
State: CA
Rohnert Park Library Event Room 6250 Lynne Conde Way, Rohnert Park

Family relationships can be casualties of a toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. About this event Family relationships can become casualties of a toxic political environment. Family members are having bitter political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime relationships. If you want to preserve important …

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Common Ground – Ensuring Trustworthy Elections

Host Organization: Braver Angels - Workshops
State: - National

Equal numbers of Conservatives and Liberals take a deep dive into a chosen issue to find joint and unanimously held Points of Agreements. About this event Join us for a Common Ground Workshop on Ensuring Trustworthy Elections. The Braver Angels Common Ground Workshop brings together equal numbers of Conservatives and Liberals - Reds and Blues …

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Families and Politics – IN PERSON

Host Organization: East Tennessee Alliance
State: TN
Westminster Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall 6500 S Northshore Drive, Knoxville

Family relationships can be casualties of a toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. About this event Family relationships can become casualties of a toxic political environment. Family members are having bitter political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime relationships. If you want to preserve important …

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Depolarizing Within – In Person

Host Organization: Western Washington Alliance
Partner Org(s): Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church
State: WA
Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church 19020 NE Woodinville Duvall Rd, Woodinville

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 fellow citizens who support the …

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Family & Politics – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: GA
St. Philip Cathedral, Gould Room 2744 Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta

Family relationships can be casualties of a toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. About this event Family relationships can become casualties of a toxic political environment. Family members are having bitter political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime relationships. If you want to preserve important …

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Families and Politics – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Central / Eastern Washington Alliance
Partner Org(s): Spokane Public Library
State: WA
Spokane Public Library - Liberty Park Branch 402 S Pittsburg St., Spokane

Local Focus: Spokane, WA Family relationships can be casualties of a toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. About this event Family relationships can become casualties of a toxic political environment. Family members are having bitter political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime relationships. If you …

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Members Meeting – Step By Step Training for new Organizers

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

Restricted Attendance: For new and prospective Organizers who have attended an Organizer Orientation Organizer training part 2 - Using the Step By Step guide. New Organizers are invited to join us to ask questions and get acquainted with the Organizer's Step-By-Step Guide.

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Intro Sessions for Newcomers & New Volunteers

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance CT
State: 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 …

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Families and Politics – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Houston Area Alliance
State: TX
Live Oak Friends Meeting House 1318 W 26th St, Houston

Local Focus: Greater Houston Area Family relationships can be casualties of a toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. About this event Family relationships can become casualties of a toxic political environment. Family members are having bitter political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime relationships. If …

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Moderated Discussion: How Can We Honor the Second Amendment and Still Keep America Safe?

Host Organization: Idaho State Alliance
State: ID
Boise Public Library Downtown Branch, William F. Hayes Memorial Auditorium 715 S Capitol Blvd, Boise

What is this event about? The Idaho State Alliance of Braver Angels is honored to bring together local perspectives on gun rights, the 2nd Amendment, and gun/community safety. These are important topics, and it enriches dialogue among all of us to hear from opposing — or just differing — viewpoints. Braver Angels has held hundreds …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1 – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Central Texas
State: TX
Center for Life (Richmond Office Park) 12915 Jones Maltsberger, Bldg 600 (Meeting Room 1), San Antonio

Local Focus: San Antonio, TX area Get beyond the stories we tell about each other to discover the truth, and create a forum to discuss our viewpoints without judgment. About this event Please join us for an intensive in person workshop, in two sessions, that will bring together Republican-leaning and Democratic-leaning citizens for structured conversations, …

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Families and Politics – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels of Central Texas
State: TX
Dispute Resolution Center 5407 N. Interstate Highway 35 #410 (Chase Bank Building), Austin

Local Focus: Austin, TX and surrounding area Family relationships can be casualties of a toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. About this event Family relationships can become casualties of a toxic political environment. Family members are having bitter political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime …

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Families and Politics – IN-PERSON

Partner Org(s): AMES Library
State: IA
Ames Public Library Auditorium 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

Local Focus: Ames Iowa Family relationships can be casualties of a toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. About this event Family relationships can become casualties of a toxic political environment. Family members are having bitter political arguments, avoiding each other, or even cutting off lifetime relationships. If you …

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Equality: A Core American Value

Host Organization: Braver Angels OC/South Bay Alliance
State: CA
Online US

America is a nation founded on shared values. But do all Americans mean the same thing when referring to these values? The Orange County/South Bay Alliance of Braver Angels is hosting a 3-part series exploring the American values of Freedom, Justice, and Equality, and how different definitions of these values may contribute to American polarization. …

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Depolarizing Within

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - 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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Walk A Mile In My News – Kickoff Event

Host Organization: Braver Angels: Texas, Washington State
State: WA

Summary: An opportunity for Red/Blue pairs to explore how their respective news sources differ in covering topics of their choice. This exciting experience pairs Blue-leaning and Red-leaning individuals for a three-week journey to share news sources and information about mutually agreed-upon subjects. The goal for participants is to: Explore subjects with a red/blue partner by …

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Red/Blue Workshop – Session 1 – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels Fairfax County
Partner Org(s): George Mason Regional Library
State: VA
George Mason Regional Library 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale

Local Focus: Fairfax County, Virginia Get beyond the stories we tell about each other to discover the truth, and create a forum to discuss our viewpoints without judgment. About this event Please join us for an intensive in person workshop, in two sessions, that will bring together Republican-leaning and Democratic-leaning citizens for structured conversations, with …

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Forum to discuss the midterm elections

Host Organization: Braver Angels Silicon Valley
State: CA

There is significant attention on the Nov 8 midterm elections, with control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate at stake, as well as many other heated state and local races. Partisan rhetoric is typically most heated around election time, and post-election pundit analysis tends to be broad sweeping, claiming clear “winners” and …

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Family & Politics

Host Organization: Europe - Braver Angels Alliance - Europe

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 …

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Post-Midterms Hold America Together Zoom Event

Host Organization: BA National - Debates
Partner Org(s): BridgeUSA and Starts with Us
State: - National
Online US

Braver Angels, BridgeUSA, and Starts With Us, three fast-growing organizations in the bridge-building movement, are partnering to host “Hold America Together,” a special event for the 87% of Americans who are tired of political division. Join the event to meet fellow citizens who are eager to make a change, especially after a divisive midterm election …

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