The Better Arguments Project is a national civic initiative created to help bridge divides – not by papering over those divides but by helping people have better arguments.
We partner with communities to bring principles of a better argument to practice.
"I came in thinking that people are tired of these conversations. I'm leaving thinking there is room to convene more people about these topics."
In Detroit, participants talked about the tensions between newcomers and longtime residents.Read story
"It's time for conversations to reach out to everyday people, the people we don't normally see."
In Denver, participants talked about tensions created by the tech boom.Read story
WHERE IT ALL BEGAN
“A rush to reunion can entrench injustice.”
Eric Liu makes the case for having Better Arguments.Read story
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I’m really excited to be part of this cohort and bring some of these skills to the amazing students I work with every day at @UChiPolitics https://twitter.com/AspenCitizen/status/1636395625221586944
We are pleased to share our spring 2023 cohort of the Better Arguments Ambassador Program. Our team is excited to learn alongside them for the next 9 weeks and #arguebetter! Click here to learn more about our new Ambassadors: https://betterarguments.org/ambassador-program/
Thrilled to be joining the Spring 2023 Cohort and learning from a great group of leaders about how we can better argue and exchange ideas! @AspenCitizen
The Better Arguments Project is a collaboration by the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program, Facing History and Ourselves, and The Allstate Corporation.