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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
Trainings & Webinars
Better Argument Methods
Practical exercises that help individuals and/or groups practice the habits of mind associated with engaging in Better Arguments.
Become a Better Argument Ambassador
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#ThankYouThursday to our #BuildingTogether2024 partners, who have developed workshops, peer learning sessions, and Chicago-specific activities that will help you bridge differences.
Register today to experience what they’ve designed for you: https://cof.org/building-together-2024/registration
To build a stronger civic culture, we must learn how to disagree and exchange ideas constructively. The @AspenCitizen Better Arguments Ambassador fellowship helps civic leaders do just that.
Help your community #ArgueBetter. Learn more and apply!
The Better Arguments Project is a collaboration by the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program, Facing History and Ourselves, and The Allstate Corporation.