Revive Civility News

October 10, 2017
Civility in public debate seems to be lacking these days. But that very lack of civility is prompting some groups to begin to actively promote it.  Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer is executive director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse.  She was in Portland to launch an initiative that seeks to read more
October 04, 2017
The National Institute for Civil Discourse is working with trusted Maine organizations, such as the League of Women Voters, the Maine Development Foundation, and others to restore respectful discourse for individual, community and government well-being. On Friday, October 6th, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 read more
October 03, 2017
Medium | Carolyn J Lukensmeyer  This past weekend, in a speech shown on news shows across the country, Lt. General Silveria (USAF) spoke to all 4000 cadets at the Air Force preparatory academy after racial slurs were found on the message boards of black cadets. His message — which he told the read more
September 23, 2017
The March for Civility is a nonpartisan effort to bring people of all backgrounds together in support of love, unity, equality and justice for all.Peace Rally: The Peace Rally will include inspiring messages from public figures that are known nationally for their good works and bringing people read more
September 18, 2017
Our politicians are essentially the frontiers for our nation. They are our chosen representatives and their role focuses around advocating for their community’s voice. So why is Australian politics such a blood sport? Recently I watched Question Time and was taken aback by the poisonous vitriol read more
September 14, 2017
There are many ongoing conversations about what it means to be American.  This Friday, the residents of Oxford, MS will share their hopes and dreams for Oxford, as well as their definition of an American identity through the “Listen To America” road tour. “This is an opportunity to help showcase read more
September 14, 2017
There are many ongoing conversations about what it means to be American. This Friday, the residents of Oxford will share their hopes and dreams for Oxford, as well as their definition of an American identity through the “Listen To America” road tour. The “Listen To America: A HuffPost Road Trip,” read more
September 13, 2017
Basant Virdee | Medium  The National Institute for Civil Discourse and Huffington Post are partnering to do a bus tour of 25 cities to Listen to America. At the height of fake news, distrust in the media, political polarization, and demonization of those with different viewpoints, it’s time for the read more
September 11, 2017
Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer | Huffington Post  This week, HuffPost journalists embark on something normally reserved for politicians and presidential candidates. Over the course of the 25-city “Listen to America” tour, journalists at HuffPost will seek out voices from individuals and families of all read more
September 07, 2017
On Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m., join us at the Fox Tucson Theatre for the conversation, “The Future of Elections: Who and What Can We Trust?,” featuring Carolyn Lukensmeyer, the director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse. This conversation is part of the 5th annual Downtown Series read more

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