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Thu 9

December 9, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Bridging America’s Divisions. Can Americans come Together?

Network for Responsible Public Policy

Location: Online

Polarization is tearing Americans apart. Can it be fixed? The leaders of these organizations are working in different ways to build bridges of understanding. How is this done? How is this working? Let’s find out!

Joan Blades is a co-founder of LivingRoomConversations.org an open-source effort to build respectful caring connections across ideological, cultural, and party lines while embracing our core shared values.

Julie Boler directs Community Collaborations for the national office of Braver Angels, a 15,000 member nonprofit whose mission is to bring together Americans with differing political perspectives for constructive dialogue.

John Gable is co-founder and CEO of AllSides.com and AllSidesForSchools.org. AllSides provides balanced news, media bias ratings, and opportunities for civil conversation across divides to help people better understand the world — and each other.

Pearce Godwin is the founder of Listen First Project and the #ListenFirst Coalition of 350+ organizations bringing Americans together across differences.

Timothy Noah, the moderator, is a staff writer for the New Republic and maintains the Substack newsletter Backbencher.