Interactive & Engaging Resources


The American Civic Collaboration Awards – The American Civic Collaboration ‘Civvys’ Awards celebrate best practices in civic collaboration that put community and nation before party, ideology and narrow interests.

The Better Angels Project – The Better Angels Project is a national citizens’ movement to reduce polarization in the United States by bringing people together in workshops to understand each other beyond common stereotypes

Make America Dinner Again – Small dinners that consist of respectful conversation, guided activities, and delicious food shared among 6-10 guests who have differing political viewpoints.

The Better Arguments Project – The Better Arguments Project equips Americans to reach across political, cultural and economic divides to have arguments that bring us closer together instead of driving us further apart.

Cultivate the Karass - This organization is committed to uniting leaders from different disciplines, with different political values and provide them with the tools and skills they need to collaborate with those they don’t agree with and generate solutions that make our democracy stronger. 

The Renewal Project – Determined to find and tell the stories of prag­mat­ic prob­lem solv­ers wherever they are—whether they come from loc­al gov­ern­ment, non­profit groups, small busi­nesses, or your neighborhood, the Renewal Project celebrates innovation, resilience, and ingenuity across America.

Libraries Transform Communities – Tools here for libraries to host dialogue and deliberation events.

Hi From The Other Side – This website provides a way to sign up to have a conversation with someone different from you. And they provide a conversation guide for when you get paired. They also have a newsletter.

Civil Conversations Project – These conversations are taken from episodes of On Being and are moderated by host Krista Tippett. These conversations model an engaging approach to civil dialogue.

Change My View –  Subreddit message board that is devoted to civil discourse. A submitter posts an opinion which they feel may be flawed and those with alternative opinions try to civilly change the submitter’s mind.