Our Declaration of Interdependence We have our conflicts, but we are not at war with each other. Together we will be solution focused, not divisive, as we champion freedom, justice, prosperity, and sustainability for all. Sign our Declaration of Interdependence to join our community of political problem-solvers. Together, millions of us will influence change with the guiding principles from our Declaration of Interdependence: no enemies, no denial, no excuses, and no delay.
Braver Angels is a citizens’ organization uniting red and blue Americans in a working alliance to depolarize America. We try to understand the other side’s point of view, even if we don’t agree with it. We engage those we disagree with, looking for common ground and ways to work together. We support principles that bring us together rather than divide us.
Our organization’s name reflects our vision: to build more united, inclusive and resilient societies in which people believe that what they have in common is stronger than what divides them. More in Common’s mission is to understand the forces driving us apart, to find common ground and help to bring people together to tackle our shared challenges. We draw from groundbreaking research to test and find solutions, working with partners that have the capacity to make a real difference ...
We are deeply concerned about the meanness, bullying, hateful speech and disrespectful behaviors that have infected our media, neighborhoods, politics, workplaces, schools and communities, and we want to work for a more civil society. Purple America's goal is to create and facilitate a new, more civil way of dialoguing about Who We Are and What We Stand For as Americans
America has never felt so divided. Bitter debates that were once confined to Congressional hearings and cable TV have now found their way into every part of our lives, from our Facebook feeds to the family dinner table. But most Americans are tired of this "us-versus-them" mindset and are eager to find common ground. This is the message we’ve heard from more than 8,000 Americans in one of our country’s largest-ever studies of polarization: We hold dissimilar views on many issues. Howe...
Engaging in conversations across the divide opens doors to finding common ground and moves our country toward a more perfect union. Our programs convey several key principles and best practices that are critical to connecting across divides, including: Empathy instead of vitriol; Listening for Understanding instead of hearing to overpower; and Humility instead of all-knowing.
Do you feel like there's too much name calling in political discussions? Do you find the words and actions from the other side of the aisle alienating? We pair nice people across the political divide to talk like neighbors. Not to convince, but to understand. If this sounds like you, sign up or follow our newsletter. Once we find a match, we'll shoot you two an email introducing you for a one-on-one conversation.