A cutting edge platform connecting students and classrooms across distance and divides to engage in respectful, face-to-face conversations.
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Read what others think
Read Op-Eds written by students from across the United States and around the world.
Share your opinion
Submit your own Op-Ed for publishing.
Become an ambassador
Apply to become an official BTD Ambassador.
Join a discussion
Take part in real-time conversations with students across the world.
Watch a roundtable
Watch conversations on a topic from people of differing views and backgrounds.
Bridge the Divide is a political initiative that seeks to improve political and cultural polarization in America, exposing teens and young adults to new ways of thinking from people in the US and around the world. We are a platform that fosters growth and political socialization, showing that new ideas from young people throughout the world offer critical insight into who we are, where we’re from, and where we’re going.