News from the Community

The following news items are an aggregation of RSS feeds taken from over 60 websites across the web.  They represent member organizations from the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation, the Bridge Alliance, and supporting organizations of the Transpartisan Review.  Although not all items reflect transpartisan news and opinion, the following feed offers an interesting snapshot of the work of organizations who pursue a mission of sharing meaningful ideas and lasting solutions to our most pressing problems.

  • Take Action on Funding Women Running for Office
    Each week the AIT community receives #TakeActionTuesday with tips for creating impactful change in their community and beyond. From new online tools, to pending policy updates, subscribe today to make sure you don’t miss these action-oriented recommendations. Running for office is expensive, and having adequate campaign funding is critical. This cycle, more women are running for office than ever before, but they also face an array of challenges, including more difficulty raising money than men. Represent Women’s 2020 PAC Report found that “Although success rates between men and women are roughly equal when in the same race type, to win as a woman requires more money.” ... (Read More)
    Source: All In TogetherPublished on 2020-07-07By Priya Elangovan
  • Your Voice Ohio is Hiring – Apply by July 9th!
    Our partners at the Jefferson Center, an NCDD sponsor organization, have an exciting position available for a part-time Communications and Program Coordinator at their media collaborative, Your Voice Ohio. Applications are due by Thursday, July 9th. Learn more about this position in the blog post below and find the original version on the Jefferson Center site here. Did you know that NCDD has a Making-A-Living jobs listserv? In the upcoming days, you can find this and many more job announcements on this listserv – sign up for it here! This feature used to be available to NCDD members only and ... (Read More)
    Source: National Coalition for Dialogue & DeliberationPublished on 2020-07-07By Isabella Guzman
  • Sticks and Stones Will Break America Unless We Use Our Words
    Click below for the full preview of The Financial Times’ recent coverage of our debates, made available to our members: Sticks and Stones Will Break America Unless We Use Our Words The post Sticks and Stones Will Break America Unless We Use Our Words appeared first on Braver Angels. ... (Read More)
    Source: Better AngelsPublished on 2020-07-06By Braver Angels
  • Bridging Black Perspectives – Bob Woodson meets Hawk Newsome (with John Wood, Jr.)
    This is a conversation like few others. Bob Woodson and Hawk Newsome are among the most important voices in black America today, but their politics couldn’t be any more different on the surface. Hawk Newsome is the chairman and former president of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York. Bob Woodson advised the Reagan administration, the Bush administration and is a veteran of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s. Woodson is an independent black conservative and frequent Fox News contributor while Newsome is considered one of the most radical voices in today’s social justice movement. Yet both men have ... (Read More)
    Source: Better AngelsPublished on 2020-07-06By Braver Angels
  • CenterLink Guest Blog: Voter Registration and the LGBTQ+ Community
    Guest blog by Tanya Tassi, Policy Manager for CenterLink. Tanya first got involved in LGBTQ+ advocacy at the Wisconsin AIDS Resource Center at the age of 17 where she eventually became an HIV test counselor. She continued her work with the LGBTQ+ community; first at Nashville AIDS Project, then at her local PFLAG chapter, and finally at the Los Angeles LGBT Center and CenterLink. She is the proud founder of the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s “Senior Mobilization Squad”, a coalition of older adults who advocate for senior and LGBTQ+ rights.  The LGBTQ+ community includes people from all racial, ethnic, gender, ... (Read More)
    Source: Nonprofit VotePublished on 2020-07-06By Kimberley Carroll-Cox
  • MomsRising COVID-19 Urgent Relief Priorities
    MomsRising Logo Text Horiz Red.jpg All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans. Our elected leaders must develop and implement health equity interventions across all components of coronavirus response legislation, collect national health outcomes data by race, and ensure that all new policies urgently address these racial and ethnic disparities.  The House-passed HEROES Act ... (Read More)
    Source: Moms RisingPublished on 2020-07-06By MomsRising
  • MomsRising COVID-19 Priorities
    MomsRising Logo Text Horiz Red.jpg All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans. Our elected leaders must develop and implement health equity interventions across all components of coronavirus response legislation, collect national health outcomes data by race, and ensure that all new policies urgently address these racial and ethnic disparities.  The House-passed HEROES Act ... (Read More)
    Source: Moms RisingPublished on 2020-07-06By MomsRising
  • Value Energy Podcast, Including Commentary on the Protests
    Here’s my latest podcast with Layman Pascal wherein we discuss the idea that value itself can be understood as a form of interior energy that influences consciousness and culture. As described in chapters 5, 6 and 7 of Developmental Politics, value serves as the motivating power that attracts human interest and generates political will. Also in the podcast, at 19:50, I comment on the recent unrest surrounding the murder of George Floyd: “I think in general that progressivism is the most evolved large-scale form of culture that has yet to appear in the timeline of human history. But like all ... (Read More)
    Source: Institute for Cultural EvolutionPublished on 2020-07-05By Steve McIntosh
  • Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 3, 2020
    July 4th weekend is here, the official start of a summer unlike any other for many, and just four months away from the November election. JUST. FOUR. FAST. MONTHS. The clock is ticking and your voice, your action, your attention is needed more than ever. So for the #5Actions this week, we urge you to put your mark on a map to be a Beacon of Hope for others and show that you’re planning to help get out the vote for the November elections (Don’t worry! We’ll share lots of ways you can help get out the vote in the ... (Read More)
    Source: Moms RisingPublished on 2020-07-03By Gloria Pan
  • Review the Week: 5 Can’t Miss Posts [July 3, 2020]
    ICYMI: The MomsRising community was abuzz fighting for justice and demanding fast, effective solutions to the COVID-19 health crisis. Check out these 5 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 3, 2020.  1. INSTAGRAM: Today would have been Tamir Rice's 18th birthday Our hearts are broken thinking of all that was taken from him...Rest in honor, young one. SEE, LIKE and COMMENT HERE: On @MomsRising Screen Shot 2020-07-02 at 2.29.11 PM.png 2. BLOG: Justice for Elijah McClain Elijah McClain -- a young Black man who loved ... (Read More)
    Source: Moms RisingPublished on 2020-07-03By Kerri Karvetski
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