This platform is provided by AllSides Connect, a customized video platform enabling guided small-group discussions. AllSides Connect combines expertise from social psychologists and family mediators with leading technology, allowing users to build a deeper understanding of each other and the topic.
Conversations through AllSides Connect can be organized by individuals, organizations, schools, events or businesses. If you are an individual and you wish to start your own conversation, simply choose a topic, and AllSides Connect will give you a link to your own private conversation room. Then just invite some people and pick a time. Now you are ready to start – AllSides Connect will guide you and your group through a dynamic conversation.
If you are joining a planned conversation through an organization, school, event or business, they will offer further guidance on how to get started. Below you can find an explanation of how to log in on our platform.
Step 1: Make an Account
On the top right of your screen, you should see a “Sign Up” button. Once you click to that page, you will be asked a series of questions for your account and matching profile. After filling out the form, click “Submit.” Once you fill out the form, you'll receive an email from with more details and next steps. When you receive it, please be sure to complete the requested email verification step.
Step 2: Log In
Log in to your account by clicking the “Log In” button at the top right of the page.
Step 3: Enter the Conversation
Participants connect face-to-face over the platform. On the right of the screen you will find a countdown timer and structured “prompts,” ensuring the timely completion of conversations. The specific guide used during the conversation is selected by the host. If you would like to explore the various conversation guides, you can click on “Conversation Guides” in the main menu.
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