Educating the Public on Evidence-based methods for improving inter-group civility.

In The News

News stories about civility in general.
(Stories relevant to specific problems and solutions are posted on the relevant page of the "Areas for Intervention" tab) co-founder & Tea Party Patriots co-founder find common ground in Living Room Conversation (1/17/13)
DC's Leading Export: Total Partisan War. (Politico, 3/31/11). On how the nastiness of Washington politics has now spilled over to state capitols.
Gov. Mark Datyon (Minn.) shows how to calm an angry crowd and create a civil interaction. (1/5/11)
Fed up with the lack of political civility; 8 in 10 Americans think that the lack of civil discourse among elected officials is a serious problem. (11/25/2010)
Why do elected officials and politicos resist making civility pledges? Only two current members of Congress or governors have signed. (11/25/2010)
Pew survey: Democrats (54% of them) most admire politicians who can work together and compromise, but Republicans (62%) and especially Tea Partiers (71%) say they "most admire politicians who stick to their positions without compromising." (10/6/10)
Former Congressman Jim Leach launches a 50-state civility tour Coburn (7/6/10)
Poll finds Americans "fed up with political incivility" (4/22/10)
Sen. Coburn (R-OK) models civility (4/6/10)
Republican leadership rejects joint civility statement (3/26/10)
Christians from left and right sign 'civility covenant' (3/26/10)
Bayh resignation shows the terrible decline in Senate civility (2/23/10)
Gallup poll shows decline of moderates, increase in conservatives (1/7/10)

Our goal is to educate the public about social science research on improving inter-group relations across moral divides.