CONVERSATION – What Did We Do Wrong?

Political discussions can often drive each person to present or defend his/her side’s “right” solution to a particular problem. Yet, as we have often discovered, the “devil is in the details.” In reality, what impacts our country is not simply the solution we implement, but also how we implement it. For this meeting, we’ll discuss […]

CONVERSATION – Protest in America: Where do we draw the lines?

In the last six months, 19 states have proposed 84 different laws designed to contain the violence and destruction resulting from protests. So far 34 of these laws have been enacted. Will these laws infringe on our freedom of speech, or will they protect it? Will they make us safer? Join us as we ask […]

BOOK CLUB: “The Coddling of the American Mind” (Introduction)

Come learn more about our Summer BOOK CLUB selection: “The Coddling of the American Mind” by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt(How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure) Lukianoff and Haidt argue that something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted […]

BOOK CLUB: “The Coddling of the American Mind” (Introduction)

Come learn more about our Summer BOOK CLUB selection: “The Coddling of the American Mind” by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt(How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure) Lukianoff and Haidt argue that something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted […]

BOOK CLUB: “The Coddling of the American Mind” (Introduction)

Come learn more about our Summer BOOK CLUB selection: “The Coddling of the American Mind” by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt(How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure) Lukianoff and Haidt argue that something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted […]

FILM CLUB

How to join the CPL FILM CLUB: (1) Watch the video introduction to the film (to be announced)(2) Download the primer for the film (to be announced)(3) Find and enjoy the show on your own(4) Join the conversation at this month’s Film Club event _______________ About the CPL FILM CLUB Enjoy great films that help […]

FILM CLUB

How to join the CPL FILM CLUB: (1) Watch the video introduction to the film (to be announced)(2) Download the primer for the film (to be announced)(3) Find and enjoy the show on your own(4) Join the conversation at this month’s Film Club event _______________ About the CPL FILM CLUB Enjoy great films that help […]

America Talks Sneak Preview

As a Co-Creator of America Talks, Crossing Party Lines invites its members to participate in a “sneak preview” of the larger America Talks events happening on June 12th and June 13th. Time commitment is about 30 minutes. America Talks, billed as A Weekend of Connection in the Midst of Deep Division, will bring thousands of […]

Classroom

Get the training you need to effectively cross party lines. Crossing Party Lines provides a series of FREE classes teaching the skills we use to talk across differences. We teach proven, science-based techniques to foster curiosity, invite listening, and connect across differences. We designed these techniques based on recent discoveries in such fields as cognitive […]