Coffee Party USA Blog

Thoughts from our members, partners, and volunteers.

Celebrate 10 years of Coffee Party USA

Celebrate 10 years of Coffee Party USA

Ten years ago today, a growing divide became apparent among the body politic.  While our country was framed with a vision of governance by a diverse group of people, and with a distrust of power blocs and factionalism - the symptoms of a system afflicted with...

Democracy is Hard

Democracy is Hard

Democracy is hard. In the words of Michael Douglas, who plays President Andrew Shepherd in the 1995 movie The American President, "America isn't easy. America is advanced citizenship. You've gotta want it bad, 'cause it's gonna put up a fight. It's gonna say, 'You...

An Open Letter To Congress

An Open Letter To Congress

As I watch the circus unfold in Washington, I felt compelled to write to my two Senators and my Representative in Congress. It’s time they cease drawing lines and see beyond the immediate peer-pressure of their own caucus. I offer these words to any who agree and feel...

Want to Get Together For Coffee?

Want to Get Together For Coffee?

Coffee Party USA was founded on the idea of getting people together over a cup of coffee and simply talking with each other.  We know that we have far more in common than we have in difference. And for the most part, we also know that most people are all decent human...

Let’s Get This Coffee Party Started

Let’s Get This Coffee Party Started

  The Coffee Party USA Board just wrapped up its Annual Board Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah this year.  I am proud of the work we accomplished and the work we have planned for the year ahead.  As I sat in the airport, sipping my cup of coffee and waiting to...

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