Skills for Bridging the Divide
SAT, MAY 7, 2:00PM-4:00PM EST (Zoom)
There's a lot of stress these days among family members and friends who are divided politically, and the current polarized public conversation doesn't help. Join other members of the Connecticut Alliance in learning skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground, and affirm the importance of the relationship.
A Braver Angels national workshop co-hosted the Connecticut Alliance
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WED, FEB 16, 7:00PM-8:00PM EST (Zoom)
Want to know more about Braver Angels, hear about our upcoming Alliance events, and find out how to use your talents and interests to get involved? Bring your questions and join us at an informal meet-and-greet. See you there!
Families & Politics
SUN, NOV 14, 1:00PM-3:15PM EST (Zoom)
Family relationships are casualties of our toxic political environment. Preserve important family bonds while staying true to your values. Learn strategies and skills for handling family political differences in a constructive way in Families & Politics: How to Talk with Loved Ones on the Other Side, a free Braver Angels workshop.
A Braver Angels national workshop hosted by the Connecticut Alliance
What is Critical Race Theory?
MON, SEPT. 20, 7:00PM-8:30PM EST (Zoom)
Critical Race Theory (CRT) is a hotly contested idea. Some state legislatures want to ban CRT in schools. Some say it is an obscure academic theory taught in law schools that is a useful tool in understanding society. What is and what isn’t CRT? What is a CRT based curriculum? Is teaching about issues and history related to race CRT? Learn the concepts, learn the essential questions people are asking, and have an informed discussion without the outrage in this free information session.
Should Social Media be Regulated?
APRIL 11, 2:00PM-3:00PM EST (Zoom)
Social media companies have emerged as monopolies, extremely powerful and influential. Social media should have an obligation to monitor and screen for hate speech, but to what extent can they decide what is free speech? When does it become cancel culture? Join us for this free debate.