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National Debate: Race in Education

Host Organization: Braver Angels' Debates
State: - National

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: Public schools cannot be trusted to teach students about race and racism. You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels' Debate. …

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Community Debate – National Debate: COVID Vaccine Mandates

Host Organization: BA National - Debates

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 Join Braver Angels Thurs Oct 14 @ 8 pm EST to experience a debate on the topic: Resolved: COVID vaccines should be mandated …

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Community Debate – Braver Angels Debate

Host Organization: MN BA State Alliance
Partner Org(s): Great River Regional Library/Delano
State: MN
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 Resolved: The Delano School Board should ban teaching or promoting any theory or concept that holds social problems are created by racist or …

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National Debate: Climate Change

Host Organization: BA Debates
State: - National

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: Human ingenuity will overcome climate change. You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, where competing …

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Community Debate – Debate on Voting Methods

Host Organization: Wyoming Montana Braver Angels Alliance
Partner Org(s): Wyoming League of Women Voters, Wyoming Tribune Eagle Newspaper
State: MT

About this Event Please join us in a Braver Angels style debate sponsored by Braver Angels Wyoming and Montana, Wyoming’s League of Women Voters, and the Cheyenne Tribune Eagle to debate the following resolution: RESOLVED: We should change our election system to incorporate Instant Runoff Voting (i.e. Rank Choice Voting). At the end of an …

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National Debate: Abortion

Host Organization: Braver Angels Debates
State: - National

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: Women’s Equality Requires Access to Abortion. You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, where …

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Community Debate – Climate Change Debate – Private sector or Government?

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: ID

Local Focus: Idaho 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 You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, where competing candidates attempt to …

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Coliseum Debate – National Debate: Sex Work and Prostitution

Host Organization: BA Debates
State: - National

About this Event Resolved:  Sex work or prostitution is harmful to those who experience it. You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, where competing candidates attempt to win votes. Nor is it a competitive high school or college debate, where people advocate positions in which they may …

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National Debate: Capitalism & Free Markets

Host Organization: Braver Angels' Debates
State: - National

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. Is capitalism the only economic system humans have yet discovered that creates enough wealth for well-being of an entire society? Or is capitalism fundamentally flawed because …

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National Debate: Homelessness

Host Organization: Braver Angels' Debates
State: - National

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: Address homelessness with housing first, without preconditions. The homeless have many different faces: a family with children living in a car, a …

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Community Debate – Missouri Debate – the teaching of race in public schools

State: MO
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 Resolved: Teachers should be prohibited from teaching history and discussing current issues through the lens of systemic racism and white privilege You probably …

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Community Debate

Host Organization: BA Debates / Community
Partner Org(s): Redlands Restorative Pathways Community
State: - National

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 Local Focus: City of Redlands, CA The Redlands Restorative Pathways Community invites the City of Redlands to utilize the Braver Angels debate format …

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National Debate: Gender

Host Organization: BA National - Debates
State: - National
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 Resolved: Gender segregated youth programs should be protected by law. Extracurricular youth programs-- church groups, scouting programs, sports leagues, etc.-- have been an …

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Community Debate

Host Organization: Central Coast Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): SoCal Alliance
State: CA

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 Local Focus: Intended for California but others are welcome to attend as well Resolved: The California minimum wage hurts rather than helps low-wage …

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Community Debate – Washington State Debate: Police Reform Laws

Host Organization: Braver Angels
State: WA

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 Washington State Debate: Have Washington’s new police reform laws made us more, or less safe? You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver …

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National Debate: Excluding Perspectives

Host Organization: Braver Angels' Debates
State: - National

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 Are there some ideas so extreme, so dangerous, so intolerable, that they have no place in civil debate in American life? If there …

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Community Debate – Community Debate on Teaching Race in Schools – NC Residents Only

Host Organization: Braver Angels Alliance of Central NC
State: NC

Local Focus: North Carolina Residents Only 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 "Should Systemic Racism and White Privilege Be Taught in NC Public Schools (K-12)?" You probably haven’t experienced …

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National Debate: Parents and Education

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

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 The goal of public schools is to be a public good, but what does that mean in America today? Is there a shared …

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National Debate: Criminal Justice

Host Organization: BA National - Debates
State: - National

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 Does punishment work to reduce crime? If it could, does our system do it so poorly that it is ineffective or leads to …

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Community Debate – Minnesota Education

Host Organization: Braver Angels
Partner Org(s): Minnesota School District #196
State: MN

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 Local Focus: Minnesota Resolved: Minnesota should amend its constitution to provide that the state has a paramount duty to ensure a quality public education to …

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National Debate: Labor Unions

Host Organization: Braver Angels Debates
State: - National

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: Unions do workers more harm than good. You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, …

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Community Debate – Debate on Illegal Immigration

Host Organization: Braver Angels Bloomsburg
State: PA
Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ 260 East 7th Street, Bloomsburg

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. Local Focus: Greater Susquehanna Valley, Pennsylvania About this Event Resolved: People in the country illegally should not have the same privileges as citizens. You probably haven’t …

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National Debate: Free Speech on College Campuses

Host Organization: Braver Angels - Debates
State: - National

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 Free Speech on College Campuses You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political debate, where competing candidates …

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Local Community Debate – Resolved: “GUNS KEEP PEOPLE SAFE”

Host Organization: Braver Angels Bloomsburg
Partner Org(s): First Presbyterian Church of Bloomsburg
State: PA
First Presbyterian Church of Bloomsburg 345 Market Street, Bloomsburg

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: "GUNS KEEP PEOPLE SAFE" Local Focus: Bloomsburg, PA You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a political …

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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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Local Community Debate: Should Some Guns Be Banned – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Long Island Alliance
State: NY
Huntington Public Library 338 Main Street, Huntington

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. Local Focus: Long Island Alliance and New York State About this Event Resolved: The purchase, sale, and possession of semi-automatic rifles, and magazines that hold more than …

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Local Community Debate – Resolved: “ACCESS TO ABORTION IS NECESSARY” – IN PERSON

Host Organization: Braver Angels Bloomsburg
State: PA
Bloomsburg, PA PA

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. Local Focus: Bloomsburg, PA About this Event Resolved: ACCESS TO ABORTION IS NECESSARY You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It's not a …

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