Tuesday, December 4, 2018 @ 5:30PM | Become a member

Annual Village Square Sponsor and Member reception

Monday, December 10 from 6 to 7 pm | the junction at monroe

Eric Klinenberg:
Palaces for the People

December 7, 2018 @ Noon | God Squad | St. Thomas More

Ben Franklin's 13 Virtues to Change the World
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all year | in partnership with 92Y's Ben Franklin Circles

Host or attend a Ben Franklin Circle

As we rebelliously consider principles like respect + truth, we’re struck with how far away from common virtues we’ve drifted. What if we found our way back to them, improving the world while we do? We’re challenging Tallahassee to host or attend a Ben Franklin Circle. First 5 hosts receive 2 season tickets.

Village square on AEI Podcast

Disconnected

Village Square In the News

Craftsmanship Quarterly: The Architecture of Trust

Throughout those battles, antidotes to our civic poisons have always run through the American bloodstream too. Americans have continually found ways to neutralize their discord and catalyze diversity, turning them into sources of strength.

all year | in partnership with bridge alliance

The Jefferson Dinner

Early legislators came to work “in the spirit of avowed misunderstanding, without the smallest wish to agree.” Jefferson’s solution? He invited diverse lawmakers to dinner and was widely credited with saving democracy. Maybe we can too?

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A nervy bunch of liberals and conservatives who believe that disagreement and dialogue make for a good conversation, a good country, and a good time.

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