Resource Toolkit | 2019 Depolarization Summit

Millions of Conversations  |  The Fetzer Institute  


Anti-Defamation League

Communities Overcoming Extremism: The After Charlottesville Project [link]


Princeton University’s Bridging Divides Initiative

Building Resilience Ecosystem Map [link]

Guide on How to Utilize BDI Data [link]


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld, TED Talk: A path to security for the world’s deadliest countries [link]

Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld, Workshop Summary: Should America be worried about political violence? And what can we do to prevent it? [link]

Rachel Kleinfeld, Washington Post: “The U.S. shows all the signs of a country spiraling toward political violence” [link]


Department of Homeland Security

Elizabeth Neumann: Inside the DHS Prevention and Protection Mission Addressing Targeted Violence and Terrorism [link]

DHS Strategic Framework for Countering Terrorism and Targeted Violence [link]


Georgetown Law Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection

Protests & Public Safety Guide: A Guide for Cities & Citizens [link]

Addressing the Rise of Unlawful Private Paramilitaries: op-eds, guidance for law enforcement, and more [link]

Mary McCord, New York Times: “The Plot Against Gretchen Whitmer Shows the Danger of Private Militias” [link]


Millions of Conversations

#PledgeToListen [link]

Listening Guidebook: Tools for transformative dialogue [link]

Mutual Aid Hub [link]

Samar Ali TED Talk: What does it mean to belong in America today? [link]

Vanderbilt University Project on Unity and American Democracy [link]

Vanderbilt University Engine for Art, Democracy & Justice: Living in Common in the Precarious South(s) [link]


New America

Building U.S. Resilience to Political Violence: A (Globally-Informed) Framework for Analysis and Action [link]


Redistricting Game

Dr. Kareem Crayton: THE ReDistricting Game [link]


Stand Together

Courageous Collaborations [link]


Thought Partnerships

HUB and Open Resource Library [link]


Over Zero

Resiliency Network Toolkit: A resource on building resiliency networks created for the 2020 election cycle [link]

Nichole Argo Ben Itzhak: “The Science of Polarization and Insights for Bridge-building” [link]


Additional Resources and Articles

Across Red Lines | Let Love In Campaign [link]

Dan Stone’s Media Trades: A non-profit tool that allows people from the left and right sides of the political spectrum to trade media content [link]

David Byrne’s Reasons to be Cheerful [link]

Dr. Jonathan Metzl, Boston Review: The Politics of White Anxiety [link]

Election SOS [link]

Henry McHenry’s Meetings of Opposites: An infrastructure for a common ground [link]

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding [link]

Jessica Dawson & Dana Beth Weinberg: “These honored dead: sacrifice narratives in the NRA’s American Rifleman Magazine” [link]

Johns Hopkins Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute [link]

Melody Standford Martin’s Brave Talk: Building Resilience Relationships in the Face of Conflict [link]

UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center  |  Bridging Differences Playbook [link]

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum  |  Defusing Hate: A Strategic Communication Guide to Counteract Dangerous Speech [link]

YMCA & Minnesota Council of Churches | Respectful Conversations in Schools (RCS) protocol [link]


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