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25 Jan 2019

Heather begins 2019 as our new Coffee Party President

Heather Prabish began her term as our Coffee Party USA president in January. Here, in her first blog, she tells her story about juggling her life and learning how to keep her balance. Not only is Heather a Coffee Party volunteer, she is also a mom, a wife, a recent college graduate and career woman. The new year allows us to reflect on the year that was and opens a new year with potential for change. January is a month […]

23 Jan 2019

How Civility Can Help Solve the Shut Down

Coffee Party USA Board Member, Vince Lamb, blogs at his Crazy Eddie’s Motie News website. In January 2019, he shared this video about a joint effort between the National Institute for Civil Discourse and CBS News promoting civility as part of a solution to the ongoing government shut down. He reflects on how this effort dovetails perfectly with our work at the Coffee Party. Watch the video with us and share your thoughts in the comment section. National Institute for […]

21 Jan 2019

How our Contempt and Self-righteousness Keep Feeding our Toxic Politics

Debilyn Molineaux is a transformation partner and Director Emerita of Coffee Party USA. She works with visionaries and movements in support of a new national and global social contract focused on personal dignity and sovereignty. Here is an essay from 2017 that tells her own story of transformation and offers wisdom about how to deal with difficult relationships in healthy ways.   Like many people, I grew up in a dysfunctional family with an alcoholic adult. I was in a constant […]

01 Jan 2019

Conservative Bill Kristol: Working to save the Republican Party from Trump (VIDEO)

Bill Kristol did not mince his words as he went hard at his party with the intent to pull it away from Donald Trump’s grip.

28 Dec 2018

Seek Out One Another in the New Year

Every day can be an opportunity for new beginnings. But there is something special about the new year that motivates us to try something new and different. Seeking out one another across our differences can change a life, a community and a nation. That’s what we are about here at Coffee Party USA.

25 Dec 2018

Walk a Mile in My Shoes …

… and I will walk a mile in yours. Imagine the world we could create together when we walk together. This is what we do at Coffee Party USA. Join us.

23 Dec 2018

Volunteers Get More than They Give

Longtime volunteer and Board Member, Jeanene Louden, says “Coffee Party saved my life.” If you feel like today’s political climate is sucking the life out of you, you will want to read her story.   I’ve often said Coffee Party saved my life. In 2010, the vitriol of the day inspired me to ‘joust for justice’ on social media. Some of the rhetoric was so mean and so inaccurate I felt a need to respond. I see now I was […]

22 Dec 2018
15 Dec 2018

The A-B-C’s of Civility

We talk a lot about civility here at Coffee Party USA. And we get a lot of push back. Coffee Party and several of our partners work hard to demonstrate and facilitate respectful engagement in this divisive political and cultural climate. We have our work cut out for us because across the spectrum, from left to right, an awful lot of people just do not want to be civil; I think too many people just want to win. We are […]

15 Dec 2018