• Conversation Collective hosted by


    Citizen Discourse’s Conversation Collective is a community from around the country — and even the globe!! — who gather for compassionate and restorative conversation. We start with a mindful moment and incorporate some writing and reflecting and one on one conversation. First timers are welcome to come join us as a guest.  Membership is available…

  • LATE LOVE Community Gathering


    Join the weekly community bridge building gathering for LATE LOVE and hear live with Rachelle Zola as she walks 754 Miles for Radical Love. This is a love story. A tribute to the people that so many deem as invisible, dismiss, and/or hate because of the color of their skin. “I had never even considered…

  • Seeking High Ground in the School Wars


    Learn more about The Village Square’s God Squad and listen to past programs here: https://tlh.villagesquare.us/events/god-squad/ In a culturally, religiously and racially diverse society like ours — with a single public school system designed to educate America’s children — maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that the culture wars have Officially Hit Our Schools. When you clear…

  • How can we create a forward-looking vision of America?


    Our office has observed a national conversation emerging over the last several years around the narratives of America and how they shape our sense not only of what has happened in this country, but what could happen. We have been asking ourselves and our collaborators: Are there narratives of America that are truthful, inclusive, empowering and…

  • “Together We Thrive!” Challenge


    For this year’s National Week of Conversation 2024 (NWOC), which runs from April 15 through April 21, Crossing Party Lines has designed a 7-day challenge. This challenge takes you on a quick survey of the options available to you for getting more involved in reducing toxic polarization and learning to Disagree Better. As we at…

  • Living Room Conversations: Building Trust in Elections


    At a time when the process and outcomes of elections are increasingly questioned, join us to learn how to build trust in the electoral process within your communities. The webinar will equip you with a great tool for fostering trust in each other and explore how we can make elections more fair and inclusive. Co-hosted…