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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!

Debate Chair Training

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

Restricted Attendance: Signed up for Rise For America Campaign, Completed Debate Chair E-Course, Attended Debate Chair Q&A Session If you have completed our debate chair training eCourse and attended a Q&A session with an experienced chair, you are well on your way to chairing your first debate! The next step is getting live practice. Join […]

Skills for Bridging the Divide – Online

Host Organization: Oregon Statewide Alliance
Partner Org(s): OLLI - Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
State/Region: OR
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 […]

Depolarizing Within – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels 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 […]

Discussion – Online

Host Organization: Braver Angels Berkeley/Oakland
State/Region: CA
Online US

Is Our Two Party System Destroying Democracy? ** This event is open to the media upon approval. Media contact: Ciaran O'Connor, ciaran@braverangels.org

Common Ground – Federal Support for Career Centered Learning

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): CommonSense American
State/Region: - National

Did you ever want to speak directly with Congressional representatives about your perspective on an issue of importance to you? Participating in this workshop will offer you that opportunity! Braver Angels is teaming with CommonSense American (CSA) to explore policies currently under consideration by Congress, that would extend financial support in the form of Pell […]

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.

“Depolarizing Within” Workshop

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

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 […]

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 […]

Debate Chair Training

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

Restricted Attendance: Signed up for Rise For America Campaign, Completed Debate Chair E-Course, Attended Debate Chair Q&A Session If you have completed our debate chair training eCourse and attended a Q&A session with an experienced chair, you are well on your way to chairing your first debate! The next step is getting live practice. Join […]

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.

Depolarizing Within School Communities – ONLINE

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

Social-cultural conflicts are finding local targets – schools and their communities. Public education has become an ideological battleground. Beyond “progressive/conservative,” these ideological conflicts are much more personal and are attracting “warriors” based on various issues. This specific workshop uses examples relating to social-emotional learning, book banning, and changing long time classic books with modern language, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – “Israel / Palestine : How should the US deal with this and other foreign nations conflicts?”

Host Organization: New Hampshire Alliance
State/Region: NH

Are you eager to be a part of a thought-provoking conversation that delves into the heart of global conflicts and America's role on the world stage? The recent terrorist attacks on October 7th have reignited age-old debates that can't be ignored. Should the United States intervene? If so, to what extent? As a nation that […]

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 […]

Debate Chair Training

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

Restricted Attendance: Signed up for Rise For America Campaign, Completed Debate Chair E-Course, Attended Debate Chair Q&A Session If you have completed our debate chair training eCourse and attended a Q&A session with an experienced chair, you are well on your way to chairing your first debate! The next step is getting live practice. Join […]

Alliance/Members Meeting – An Evening with Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, Stanford Univ., COVID Epidemiologist

Host Organization: Braver Angels Tucson Alliance
State/Region: AZ
Online US

This is a special event hosted by the Tucson Alliance and open to the General Public. Dr. Bhattacharya was opposed to lockdowns and mask mandates as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He was a co-author in 2020 of the Great Barrington Declaration, which advocated lifting COVID-19 restrictions on lower-risk groups to develop herd immunity […]

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 […]

Debate Organizer Training

Host Organization: Braver Angels Debates
State/Region: - National

Do you want to bring a Braver Angels debate to your alliance? As part of our Rise For America Campaign for civic renewal, over 60 individuals have already taken action to become trained debate chairs! Whether you are training to be a debate chair (https://braverangels.org/rise-debate-training/) yourself or want to work alongside someone who is, this […]

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 […]

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