Solutions Exchange: K-12 Education and Depolarization

September 21, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm America/New York Timezone
George Mason University, Fenwick Library, Main Reading Room (Room 2001)
4400 University Drive

Join the Braver Angels DC and Fairfax Alliances and the George Mason chapter of BridgeUSA at George Mason University’s Fenwick Library Main Reading Room (room 2001), located at 4400 University Drive in Fairfax, VA. We’ll be discussing the pressing issue of how K-12 education can help to reduce political polarization.

This event will feature panelists Melanie Meren, School Board Member, Fairfax County Public Schools, Michael J. Petrilli, President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, and Mike Webb, Senior Vice President, Media & Marketing for the News Literacy Project. Braver Angels DC Alliance Co-chair James Coan will moderate.

This event is hybrid. All attendees will receive the Zoom link prior to the event.

Note: Melanie Meren is speaking on behalf of herself only, and neither on behalf of Fairfax County Public Schools nor the Fairfax County School Board.

About Braver Angels: Braver Angels is the nation’s largest grassroots movement uniting red and blue Americans in a working alliance to depolarize America.

About BridgeUSA: BridgeUSA is a youth-led nonprofit organization that creates spaces on high school and college campuses for open discussion between students about political issues.