Dialogue Institute: The Sustained Dialogue Institute helps
people to transform conflictual relationships and design change
processes around the world, and to improve community capacity to
engage differences as strengths while helping people move from
dialogue to action.
Not So Fast: This campaign aims to empower,
educate and inspire everyone to slow down and take the time to
question, analyze, and verify the news and social media they
encounter, and to instill confidence in fact-based inquiry, civil
discussion, and curiosity to become responsible digital citizens.
Living Room Conversations: Healing divides
starts with conversation, and this website provides a conversational
model developed by dialogue experts to facilitate connection between
people despite their differences. Explore current topics of
conversation and join and upcoming online conversation event to
experience it for yourself.
#ListenFirst Coalition: The
National Conversation Project—an overarching collaborative
platform powered by the ~250 organizations in the Listen First
Coalition—is designed to reach farther and impact greater than any one
organization by aggregating, aligning, and amplifying the many
conversation efforts already underway while welcoming more Americans
into conversations. National Conversation Project promotes National
Weeks of Conversation, #ListenFirst Fridays, and any conversation
inviting people of different perspectives to revitalize America together.
Democracy: Everyday Democracy supports organizing across the
country by bringing diverse groups of people together, helping them
structure and facilitate community dialogue on pressing issues, and
training them to use a racial equity lens to understand longstanding
problems and possible solutions.
Civic Dinners: Civic
Dinners help bring people together to have conversations that matter
by transforming dinner tables into forums for positive social change.
By providing a simple framework for conversations that matter, anyone,
anywhere, can use Civic Dinners as a tool for organizing and action.
to Avoid a Food Fight at Thanksgiving: While the holidays are a
time for family gatherings, sharing and giving, they often bring out
tensions and disagreements between friends and loved ones. So the
National Institute for Civil Discourse created these tips to help keep
things civil during the holidays — and the rest of the year.
On Being Civil Conversations Project: The Civil
Conversations Project is an evolving adventure in audio, events,
resources, and initiatives for planting relationship and conversation
around the subjects we fight about intensely — and those we’ve barely
begun to discuss.
Coffee House: Bridging the political divide with coffee, music,
and face-to-face conversation, the purpose of Make Shift Coffee House
is to understand each other's political views, and hang out. Check out
their website to learn more about how you can host a Make Shift Coffee House.
Angels: Braver Angels is a New York-based 501 nonprofit dedicated
to political depolarization. The organization runs workshops, debates,
and other events where "red" and "blue"
participants attempt to better understand one another's positions and
discover their shared values.