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November 27, 2023

The Daily Beacon - Citizen Solutions opens public feedback period for Tennesseans to weigh in on gun rights, safety issues


October 27, 2023

The Tennessean - Citizens group asks for public feedback on top gun rights and safety initiatives


October 10, 2023

The Tennessean - Here's some advice for President Biden on how to protect lives and the Second Amendment


September 23, 2023

KVUE News - Starts With Us aims to make polarizing political conversations easier at Texas Tribune Festival


September 18, 2023

National Governors Association - Disagree Better Panelists Share Stories, Data Showing Americans Want To Engage In More Positive Dialogue


August 31, 2023

Fox News - Kat Timpf: We've got more in common than you think


July 23, 2023

The Hopeful Majority - Is America Really That Divided? 


July 19, 2023

Fortune - The culture wars have polarized Americans–but a growing civic repair movement believes it can reverse the damage


July 13, 2023

The Messenger - Stalemate Between Republicans and Democrats Can Be Broken


June 14, 2023

Associated Press - Democrats and Republicans share core values but still distrust each other


June 14, 2023

Washington Post - Democrats and Republicans share core values but still distrust each other


June 14, 2023

ABC News - Democrats and Republicans share core values but still distrust each other


June 14, 2023

Politico Playbook - All Politics


June 14, 2023

The Hill - Democrats and Republicans share core values but still distrust each other


June 14, 2023

The Independent - Democrats and Republicans share core values but still distrust each other


June 10, 2023

Co-Creating Peace Podcast: Overcoming Division Through Curiosity, Compassion & Courage, Part 2


May 29, 2023

Co-Creating Peace Podcast - Overcoming Division Through Curiosity, Compassion & Courage, Part 1


May 2, 2023

Fast Company - 29 companies that prove you can make a difference from the outset


April 27, 2023

Fortune - Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon are the product of America’s media landscape. It’s time to meet the exhausted majority’s rising demand for positive journalism


April 20, 2023

Next Question with Katie Couric - Indivisible: New Approaches to Polarization


March 16, 2023

Newsweek - The Media Is Over-Covering Divisiveness. It's Going to Destroy Us | Opinion


March 16, 2023

The View - Hyper-Partisan Politicians Get Four Times More News Coverage


March 13, 2023

The Hill - ‘Hyper-partisan’ politicians get four times the news coverage of bipartisan colleagues


March 13, 2023

NewsNation Now - Study: ‘Hyper-partisan’ lawmakers received 4 times more media coverage


March 13, 2023

Media Post - If It Misleads, It Leads


March 13, 2023

Straight Arrow News - Study: ‘Hyper-partisan politicians’ like Greene get more press coverage


January 26, 2023

ABC Augusta - Local Living: Deke Copenhaver Joins Us to Share His Mission to Bring People Together


January 19, 2023

Forged by Trust Podcast - Be a Changemaker w/ Deke Copenhaver


January 19, 2023

The Changemaker Podcast - From Hate To Hope | Tony McAleer | The Change Maker Podcast


January 1, 2023

Alan Alda Clear+Vivid - Daniel Lubetzky: On a Mission to Spread Kindness


December 1, 2022

Augusta Good News - Former Mayor Believes Positive Change ‘Starts With Us’


November 20, 2022

Authority Magazine - Emmy Winner Kim Thai of GaneshSpace On How To Develop Mindfulness During Stressful Or Uncertain Times


November 16, 2022

Finding Direction Podcast - Changing Directions In Life Is Your Greatest Superpower with Tom Fishman


November 8, 2022

NHK Japan - Talking about Polarization


November 6, 2022

The Augusta Press - From former Mayor Deke Copenhaver: It starts with us, every day, to end polarization


November 1, 2022

Forbes - How Might Social Media Drive Compassion, Curiosity And Courage?


October 31, 2022

Surfacing Inclusive Leadership Podcast - We Are Not As Divided As The Media Would Like You To Think We Are


October 26, 2022

Digiday - Why this nonprofit is using augmented reality to cut through the divisive noise of social media


October 26, 2022

12 Geniuses Podcast - Curiosity, Compassion, and Courage in Leadership with Tom Fishman


October 21, 2022

NBC News Now - 87 Abraham Lincolns Take over Times Square


October 21, 2022

TIME - The U.S. is Heading Toward a Second Civil War. Here Is How We Avoid It


October 20, 2022

The Recount - 87 people dressed up as Abraham Lincoln have congregated in Times Square to draw attention to political polarization


October 12, 2022

Leadership & Loyalty - 2/2 Bridge-Building with Curiosity, Compassion, and Courage: Tom Fishman


October 10, 2022

Leadership & Loyalty Podcast - 1/2 Tom Fishman: it STARTS WITH US


September 29, 2022

The Hill - To end partisan gridlock, start on your own side of the aisle


September 8, 2022

BBC - Positive Thinking. A solution to polarisation?


September 6, 2022

The Change Maker Podcast - Open Minds, Kinder Hearts, Cooler Heads, Better World


August 30, 2022

Deadline - SXSW Confirms Initial Featured Speakers For 2023 Conference


August 22, 2022

WJBF (ABC Augusta) - Mending the division in America: It all starts with us


August 19, 2022

Office Hours with David Meltzer - Daniel Lubetzky, Founder of KIND Snacks on Building an Impactful Brands


June 29, 2022

Fox News - Recurring 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur Daniel Lubetzky launches movement to combat culture wars: 'Starts with Us'


December 16, 2021

Newsweek - Both Sides Are Minimizing Violence. Americans Must Fight for Our Nation

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