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June 23, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Alex Bloom                    (646) 930-1940 National Institute for Civil Discourse Board calls on Congress to embrace civility pledgeEsteemed board that includes former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords urges Congress to commit to civility June read more
June 20, 2017
Colorado Public Radio Research shows the American public has grown more polarized along partisan lines in the last two decades.Recently, Colorado Matters began a series called "Breaking Bread." We gather people of different political stripes around a dinner table to see if they can find common read more
June 13, 2017
Sue Scheff | Huffington Post Times in our country have never been more conflict-ridden. In a new survey, Civility in America conducted by Weber Shandwick and Powell Tate with KRC Research, they revealed there is a severe civility deficit in our country. Sixty-nine percent of Americans blame the read more
May 21, 2017
by C.J. Karamargin | Arizona Daily Star The angry calls. The threats of violence. The predictions that loved ones will die if a health care bill passes Congress. The accusations that Members of Congress who vote for the bill are heartless and indifferent to the needs of their districts. This is read more
May 17, 2017
The Mercury | Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer  To the Editor: The 2016 election and the first 100-plus days of this new administration have left our country feeling more divided than ever. Not only did candidates increase political incivility in our country through disrespectful remarks and name-calling, read more
May 01, 2017
Click the link below to watch the program "The Mayor's Desk" with Augusta Mayor David Rollins. This episode features Senator Roger Katz, who is a former mayor and one of Next Generation's facilitators, and Terry Hayes, current co-chair of the National Network of State Legislators, the Treasurer of read more
February 19, 2017
by Keith C. Burris | The Blade  A female Toledo school teacher recently had a casual, passing conversation with a colleague about football. It shook her up. She’s not a huge football fan. But she had good parents, and she grew up in Ohio. So she is a fan of what we used to call good manners, read more
February 18, 2017
I recently came across a passage that seems especially relevant in this, the combative age of President Donald J. Trump. The missive, “110 Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation,” was provided by the Facebook account of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. “George read more
February 17, 2017
by Carolyn J Lukensmeyer | Sunshine State News  The 2016 election has left our country feeling more divided than ever. Not only did candidates increase political incivility in our country through disrespectful remarks and name calling, but the tone of the campaigns even led to physical violence. In read more
January 21, 2017
by Lynn Stainbrook | Journal Standard  In our ever changing and challenging world, have we lost sight of civility? Do we even know what it means anymore? Civility means not being rude. Civility means understanding. Civility means listening. Civility means restraining the knee jerk reaction, read more