Illinois Alliances and Ways to Get Involved

If you would like to get more involved in Braver Angels of Illinois, you can join an Alliance. 

Alliance members are dues-paying members of Braver Angels ($12/year) and have attended at least one workshop. Visit the membership page of the national website.

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Braver Angels-Illinois Statewide Zoom Alliance

The statewide Zoom Alliance meets on the third Sunday of each month at 6:00 PM.  It includes Braver Angels from all over the state of Illinois discussing recent issues and potential workshops and initiatives.

Alliance Co-Chairs are Kevin Buick and Drew Morrison.

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Braver Politics

Braver Politics is a new movement in Illinois and other states where Braver Angels members are getting more directly involved in promoting civility and respect between elected officials and between officials and their constituents.  Members from across Illinois meet via Zoom on the third Wednesday of the month at 10 AM.

Please contact the state coordinators for more information.

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Braver Angels of East Central Illinois

This is a mostly in-person Alliance of Braver Angels members in the Champaign County area of Illinois.  The group is informally named the "Tired-of-the-Fighting Illini" and meets at 7 PM on the third Thursday of the month, location can vary.  

Alliance Co-Chairs are and

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Chicagoland Alliance

We are currently working on putting together an in-person alliance in the Chicagoland area.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact the state coordinators.