John McCain

Remembering John McCain with #ActsOfCivility

McCain on the Straight Talk Express in 2000. Photo: David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images

Sen. John McCain's family and the McCain Institute will mark the first anniversary of his passing beginning Wednesday by promoting acts of civility on social media, posting their plans with #ActsOfCivility.

The big picture: Some examples from organizers include opening a dialogue with a competitor, committing to working with a colleague or peer with a different perspective and calling a family member you disagree with — and pledging to listen.

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