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Ambassador Outreach

Host Organization: Central / Eastern Washington Alliance
State: WA
Shalom United Church of Christ 505 McMurray Street, Richland

Local Focus: Richland, Washington Here come the "Angels"! Here come the "Angels"! Since 2016, a growing tide has been quietly building throughout the US opening doors and building bridges across seemingly insurmountable interpersonal divides. Braver Angels, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit, is showing the way to rebuilding a more civil society, overcoming apparent divisions of political …

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Depolarizing Within – Standard – ONLINE

State: - National
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 …

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Members Meeting – Franklin County VT Braver Angels Gathering

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: VT
Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack Recreation Center 179 Congress Street, St. Albans

Come join us in St. Albans, Vermont for a meal and learn about the Braver Angels movement. Braver Angels (https://braverangels.org) is a National Organization dedicated to the premise that reasonable, well-intentioned people can look at a topic and hold two disparate views without rejecting each other. We can and do disagree without being disagreeable. We …

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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.

Film Discussion – Documentary Discussion: The Social Dilemma

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN
Online US

Documentary Discussion: The Social Dilemma Restricted Attendance: Please watch the film on your own in advance. It is available on Netflix. We will NOT be watching the film during the event.

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Members Meeting – Memphis Braver Angels 2022 Organizing and Planning

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN

Restricted Attendance: Open to those who have been to at least ONE Braver Angels event already. Local Focus: Memphis Metro Area Join in on the organizing, planning, and supporting of upcoming Braver Angels events in Memphis. This weekly Zoom meeting focuses on our Fall 2022 events.

Skills for Bridging the Divide

Host Organization: Ames Braver Angels Alliance
Partner Org(s): Osceola United Women of Faith
State: IA
Revelton Distilling Co. 1400 W. Clay St., Osceola

Local Focus: Iowa - Clarke County 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, …

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Skills for Social Media – ONLINE Workshop

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National
Online US

This online workshop focuses on Braver Angels communication skills for people who engage in political conversation on social media. About this event The Need: Social Media posts are often highly polarizing. Skills for Social Media is an online workshop designed to improve the culture of posts and conversations in social media and provide a constructive …

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SongSquare

Host Organization: Braver Angels Music
State: - National
Online US

A laidback Zoom song swap with a Braver Angels spin! We'll invite each songwriter to share what they're working on musically (it doesn't have to be BA-themed!), followed by a short forum on a BA-related songwriter topic. If you just want to listen and not share, that's ok too! This workshop is a free event …

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Members Meeting – Memphis Braver Angels 2022 Organizing and Planning

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN

Restricted Attendance: Open to those who have been to at least ONE Braver Angels event already. Local Focus: Memphis Metro Area Join in on the organizing, planning, and supporting of upcoming Braver Angels events in Memphis. This weekly Zoom meeting focuses on our Fall 2022 events.

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Members Meeting – Memphis Braver Angels 2022 Organizing and Planning

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN

Restricted Attendance: Open to those who have been to at least ONE Braver Angels event already. Local Focus: Memphis Metro Area Join in on the organizing, planning, and supporting of upcoming Braver Angels events in Memphis. This weekly Zoom meeting focuses on our Fall 2022 events.

Local Community Debate – WA Statewide Climate Change Debate

Partner Org(s): University Gathering United Methodist Church
State: WA
Online US

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 WA Statewide Climate Change Debate You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, where competing candidates …

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

Host Organization: Memphis Area Alliance
State: TN
Crosstown Concourse Memphis

Local Focus: Memphis Tennessee Metro Area (including Arkansas and Mississippi neighborhoods) 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, build relationships and find common ground through …

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Being Blue in a Red Environment

Host Organization: BA National
State: - National
Online US

Learn safe and effective ways to communicate liberal values and beliefs in environments where conservative ideas are assumed to be correct. Focus of the workshop:  This workshop is for political liberals who are surrounded by conservatives in key areas of life like work, family, social circle, religion, or community.  This free 3-hour on-line workshop is …

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Being Red in a Blue Environment

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: - National

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 event is open to the media upon …

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Members Meeting – Washington State welcomes new Braver Angels

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: 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 …

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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.

Skills for Bridging the Divide – Standard

Host Organization: Ames Braver Angels Alliance
Partner Org(s): Ames Public Library
State: IA
Ames Public Library Auditorium 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

Local Focus: Ames IA   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 …

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SongSquare

Host Organization: Braver Angels Music
State: - National
Online US

A laidback Zoom song swap with a Braver Angels spin! We'll invite each songwriter to share what they're working on musically (it doesn't have to be BA-themed!), followed by a short forum on a BA-related songwriter topic. If you just want to listen and not share, that's ok too! This workshop is a free event …

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Families and Politics

State: - National
Online US

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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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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SongSquare

Host Organization: Braver Angels Music
State: - National
Online US

A laidback Zoom song swap with a Braver Angels spin! We'll invite each songwriter to share what they're working on musically (it doesn't have to be BA-themed!), followed by a short forum on a BA-related songwriter topic. If you just want to listen and not share, that's ok too! This workshop is a free event …

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Members Meeting – Washington State welcomes new Braver Angels

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: 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 …

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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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SongSquare

Host Organization: Braver Angels Music
State: - National
Online US

A laidback Zoom song swap with a Braver Angels spin! We'll invite each songwriter to share what they're working on musically (it doesn't have to be BA-themed!), followed by a short forum on a BA-related songwriter topic. If you just want to listen and not share, that's ok too! This workshop is a free event …

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