“Has the ice-bucket challenge lost its excitement for you — and are you ready for something even more daring in the new year? Let the Clinton and Bush families be your example” says Jacob.
“Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it.” Liz Joyner feels that way about lack of civility and harsh political discourse but she did something about it in 2006 by starting the Village Square.
Vanessa Rowse and Leon Kung highlight all of the God Squads of The Village Square’s 13th season of our series on faith and politics!
Where America has been and where we’re going | Liz Joyner
The conversation touches on conflict of interests, Blueprint stadium funding, civility and Roberts’ Rules.
Commissioner Maddox highlights the importance of leaving our silos and engaging with others who don’t look or think like us.
He deep-dives into our changing country virtually on May 19
This year’s Created Equal will ask: Are elections fair and secure for everyone? Should we be doing more?
Board Chair of INIE, Paul Malley and Executive Director Kim Grippa talk about the impact Arthur Brooks’ visit has had on local 501(c)3s.
Given the dangerous rise of political extremism in America, it’s well past time we stopped wagging our fingers and do a bit of soul searching of our own about why our society is producing so many citizens unmoored from the connections that support moderation.
Is it possible that the second half of your life can be as happy, fulfilling, and exciting as the first? Author Arthur Brooks thinks so, and he has the tools to help you develop a so-called 401(k) for your future happiness.
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Author Jonathan Rauch and PolitiFact Executive Director Aaron Sharockman sit down to discuss Rauch’s thesis on “The Constitution of Knowledge,” described by Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels as a “thought-provoking and essential work.”
Liz Joyner provides practical tips for how to have civil conversations with people across the aisle. Check out Season 2Episode 7 of Upstream Downstream podcast tolearn from Liz’s 15 years of doing this work.
“Bridging divides is not about being on the same page; it’s about being able to disagree well. And it all relies on one very important foundation: a trusting relationship.”
The Village Square’s founder & president, Liz Joyner, joined the fab team at Civil Squared to talk about the importance of building trusting relationships BEFORE trying to bridge divides.
Intellectual powerhouse and Declaration of Independence expert Dr. Danielle Allen will kickstart the 15th season of The Village Square.
Former Village Square Board Member Bill Mattox joins a pre-panel discussion for the Young Actors Theatre “Crossing Jordan.”