Revive Civility News

August 15, 2017
Last Saturday the heinous act of domestic terrorism that rocked Charlottesville, killing 3 people and wounding dozens of others, once again brought all of America to a halt as we tried to absorb the reality of what took place. We know that racism, bigotry and hatred lead to acts of violence; our read more
August 10, 2017
An annual "Civility in America" survey found a record-high number of respondents who cited incivility as a major issue in America. Experts say that politicians can take the lead to change that. In June after a man opened fire on a Republican congressional baseball team at practice in Alexandria, read more
August 09, 2017
ORTON TRUSTEE CAROLYN J. LUKENSMEYER KEYNOTES COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SEMINARPRESENTATION FOCUSES ON CIVIL DISOURSE IN CHALLENGING TIMES SHELBURNE, Vt. (August 3, 2017)—Orton Family Foundation Trustee Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer, a leading expert on civil discourse, is the keynote speaker at an upcoming read more
August 02, 2017
Senators are heading home for summer break, after a health care implosion highlighted the partisan ill will that’s festered all year. Ed Pesce, who edits CQ’s Senate coverage, explains how hardline GOP procedural tactics have taken the chamber to a new low, and what could get civil deliberations read more
August 02, 2017
Event Location:The Brunswick Hotel & Tavern, 4 Noble Street Brunswick, ME 04011Event Date:Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:00pm BRUNSWICK — Strengthening communities through getting residents more civically involved and keeping the conversation civil is the topic of a seminar to be read more
July 25, 2017
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In hopes of de-escalating the increasing hostilities between the press and the people they cover, the National Press Club's nonprofit Journalism Institute on Aug. 4 will convene Can We Talk?, an open meeting for newsmakers, the people who protect read more
July 21, 2017
by Colby Itkowitz | Washington Post Like so many Americans, most of Donna Murphy’s social circle shared her politics. So when she, a self-described liberal, was tasked with putting together a weekend-long event with an equal number of Democrats and Republicans, she needed to broaden her bubble. To read more
July 19, 2017
Ohioans ought to feel honored in a way — but challenged in another — that two national organizations have made the state a key to campaigns for civility in politics. Both the Better Angels and National Institute for Civil Discourse groups are launching initiatives in the Buckeye State. Better read more
July 15, 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's closely divided electorate and reputation for ugly attack ads has gained it a leading role in a national push toward civility in politics. Two separate but like-minded organizations chose Ohio as a launching point for efforts aimed at elevating the tone and quality of read more
July 13, 2017
By JIM PROVANCE BLADE  | COLUMBUS BUREAU CHIEF COLUMBUS — As U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise continues to recover in a Virginia hospital from his recent shooting, a former congressman recalled Wednesday how he and colleagues of both parties stood together on the Capitol steps on 9/​11 and sang “God Bless read more