Recent Events

Finding Peace: Elevating Community in the Face of Hate

Monday, June 24, 2019 

How can we talk about and understand hate and violence in our community and in the world? In what ways does hate lead to violence? How does hate appear in our communities and networks?  Bjorn Ihler launched a new conversation and action agenda around recognizing and combating hate and violence. Click for more information

De-mobilization of Hate: Addressing Mass Violence

Thursday June 20th, 2019

Keynote speaker, Bjorn Ihler, shared his story of surviving mass violence. Bjorn is an academic, activist, technologist and storyteller working to end extremism. He is influenced by his experiences as a survivor of the attack on Utøya in Norway on the 22 July, 2011 and subsequent work with experts and former extremists.  Click for more information

Parent Connect Program – Facilitator Training

Thursday and Friday, May 2nd and 3rd, 2019

The Parent Connect program partners with immigrant & refugee communities by organizing mothers who are interested in building community. We work with women who desire a deeper and more effective engagement in the world and support our participants in determining the resources, learning, and networks they need.

If you are interested in facilitating a Parent Connect program in your community Heartland Democracy is providing a training to equip you with the tools & resources necessary.  Click for more information.


Wintry Benefit for Heartland Democracy

Thursday, Feb 28th, 2019
Many thanks to everyone who joined us at The Third Place Gallery on a frigid February evening!


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