In Search of Civility is a web series presented by the Boise Metro Chamber and the Association of Idaho Association of Cities. It provides a thoughtful and open environment for guests to address issues of importance. Discussions focus on understanding differing view points, identifying honest disagreements, and searching for common ground on sensitive issues. The event is amplified by our media partners: Idaho Education News, Idaho Press, Idaho Statesman, and the Idaho Capital Sun.
As part of our mission to advocate and educate on issues vital to the business community, Boise Metro Chamber and the Idaho Association of Cities is proud to present In Search of Civility. Please join us for this bipartisan web series hosted by former elected leaders as they discuss issues important to our membership. In our next episode, we’ll give a wrap up of the hottest topics from 2021 in our Year in Review.
In episode 10 of “In Search of Civility”, our hosts join Damien Preinitz and Rob Hanson from Braver Angels’ Idaho Chapter to discuss practical strategies for finding common political ground. Braver Angels' mission is to bring Americans together to bridge the partisan divide and strengthen our democratic republic. This monthly program is an innovative partnership between the Boise Metro Chamber, the Idaho Association of Cities and Smith and Malek Law Firm. It is presented by Dawson Taylor Coffee and Idaho Central Credit Union, and is sponsored Power Engineers and Erstad Architects.
In Search of Civility is back with another edition featuring Representatives Judy Boyle & Ilana Rubel. Both have been intimately involved in public land issues and have always managed to remain friends. Our discussion will center around disagreements over public lands and its impact on private land owners and rural communities. See you then!
We are excited to partner with the City Club of Boise for August's In Search of Civility. This month's conversation will focus on what each us can do to role model and create civility in our communities. Thanks to our sponsors, without whom, we could not make these programs happen!
Join us for this new bipartisan web series hosted by former elected leaders on civility in Idaho. This innovative partnership between the Boise Metro Chamber and the Idaho Association of Cities is presented by Dawson Taylor Coffee, Smith + Malek Law Firm, and Idaho Central Credit Union.
Is Critical Race Theory really a source of incivility? And, why did it become the center of a firestorm during this year's legislative session? This month, our In Search of Civility hosts, are joined by Representative Wendy Horman and Representative Chris Mathias to talk about civility within the context of Critical Race Theory and education.
Congressman Mike Simpson is the top Republican on the House Energy and Water Appropriations subcommittee. This subcommittee has jurisdiction over the Power Marketing Administrations, including the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). BPA is increasingly strained by the $600 million spent annually for fish costs and increased water discharges to ensure salmon viability. Now, BPA’s power rates are creeping up and becoming uncompetitive. Fast forward three years, and Congressman Simpson has developed a potential solution that required unwinding the complicated fabric of the economic and societal benefits of the four Lower Snake River dams.
Civility is in increasingly short supply in our political discourse, and this trend started at the national level. In this episode, we are joined by National Institute for Civil Discourse NextGen Executive Director, Brent Hill, and NextGen Facilitator Denise Driehaus to discuss developments nationally to inspire civility in our politics. Both are public servants deeply concerned about the current direction of our discourse.