Civil discourse with Braver Angels comes to Newberg campus Tuesday

Oregon’s co-coordinators for Braver Angels, a national group promoting civil conversation and cooperation across political divides, will describe their work in a special presentation on campus Tuesday, Oct. 5.

The free event is open to the public and is set from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Hoover 105. The evening will feature Elise Keith and Ben Nanke, who co-coordinate the Oregon chapter’s work, Elise as a “Blue” and Ben as a “Red.”

More information on the Oct. 5 event and the George Fox Civility Project is available at this link, or by contacting Civility Project Director Ron Mock at You can also read about the Braver Angels at this link.

Use this link to register to attend via Zoom. For those who attend in person, masks are required.

Braver Angels (BA) is one of the leading national organizations working to overcome America’s historically high levels of political polarization and alienation. Their events allow conservatives and liberals to get past destructive stereotypes so “we can have civil conversations about real issues that lead to productive problem-solving,” according to the BA website.

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