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It’s a busy morning of D&D webinars if you are looking to strengthen your engagement skills! First up, NCDD sponsor org The Courageous Leadership Project will be holding their “Brave, Honest Conversations” webinar from 9 am Pacific, 12 pm Eastern. Then immediately after that, we encourage you to check out the webinar “Engaging your Community Outside of City Hall” with our friends at the National Civic League from 10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern. Don’t forget tomorrow is our next NCDD confab call featuring Everyday Democracy, who will share will us their resources for evaluating community engagement – register for this free call happening Thursday, November 14th from 11am-12pm Pacific, 2-3pm Eastern!

Here are the upcoming D&D online events happening over the next few weeks, including NCDD member orgs National Issues Forums Institute and Living Room Conversations, as well as, from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and the Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice.

NCDD’s online D&D event roundup is a weekly compilation of the upcoming events happening in the digital world related to dialogue, deliberation, civic tech, engagement work, and more! Do you have a webinar or other digital event coming up that you’d like to share with the NCDD network? Please let us know in the comments section below or by emailing me at keiva[at]ncdd[dot]org, because we’d love to add it to the list!


Upcoming Online D&D Events –

NCDD Confab Call Featuring Everyday Democracy

Confab bubble imageOn this call, we will be joined by Deloris Vaughn, Director of Evaluation and Learning for Everyday Democracy, as well as Sandy Heierbacher, Interim Communications Director (and, of course, NCDD’s Co-Founder!). They will share with us their resources for evaluating community engagement, specifically Ripple Effects Mapping, which allows visual documentation of your work’s impacts over time. Learn more at the link below and register ASAP for this free call!

REGISTER: http://ncdd.org/30552

From Our Sponsors & Partners

The Courageous Leadership Project webinar – Brave, Honest Conversations™

Wednesday, November 13th
9 am Pacific, 12 pm Eastern

Some conversations are hard to have. Fear and discomfort build in your body and you avoid and procrastinate or pretend everything is fine. Sometimes you rush in with urgency, wanting to smooth things over, fix them, and make them better. Sometimes you go to battle stations, positioning the conversation so you have a higher chance of being on the “winning” side. NONE OF THIS WORKS. Instead, it usually makes a hard conversation harder; more divided, polarized, and disconnected from others. The more people involved, the harder the conversation can be. I believe that brave, honest conversations are how we solve the problems we face in our world – together.

In this webinar, we will cover: What is a Brave, Honest Conversation™? Why have one? What can change because of a brave, honest conversation? How do you have one? What do you need to think about and do? How do you prepare yourself for a brave, honest conversation?

REGISTER: www.bravelylead.com/shop/freewebinarbhc

National Civic League AAC Promising Practices Webinar – Engaging your Community Outside of City Hall

Wednesday, November 13th
10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern

Join the National Civic League to learn how communities are engaging residents where they live, using unique and entertaining approaches. This webinar will highlight three community events that are giving residents entertaining opportunities for engaging with the city. Registrants will hear about events in Denver, CO, Decatur, GA and Mission, TX.

REGISTER: www.nationalcivicleague.org/resource-center/promising-practices/

From Our Members

MetroQuest – click here

  • Indianapolis MPO’s Formula for Actionable Public Input on Bike, Ped & Transit – Wednesday, November 20th at 11 am Pacific, 2 pm Eastern

Living Room Conversations – click here

  • Status and Privilege – Thursday, November 14th at 4 pm Pacific, 7 pm Eastern
  • Training: A Holiday Recipe for Talking Politics with Family – Monday, November 18th at 3:30 pm Pacific, 6:30 pm Eastern
  • Relationships Over Politics: Connecting with Friends and Family – Thursday, November 21st at 4 pm Pacific, 7 pm Eastern

National Issues Forums Institute – click here

  • November CGA Forum Series: How Can We Stop Mass Shootings in Our Communities? – Thursday, November 21st at 4 pm Pacific, 7 pm Eastern
  • November Common Ground for Action (CGA) Moderator Training – Friday, November 22nd at 1 pm Pacific, 4 pm Eastern

From the Network

International City/County Management Association – click here

  • Having Difficult Conversations In Your Organization and Beyond – Thursday, November 14th at 9:30 am Pacific, 12:30 Eastern

Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) – click here

  • Education for sustainable Peace, an initiative by Aegis Trust – Friday, November 15th at 9:30 am Pacific, 12:30 Eastern

Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice – click here

  • Harm, Healing & Human Dignity: Catholics in the Restorative Justice Movement – Wednesday, November 20th at 4 pm Pacific, 7 pm Eastern
Keiva Hummel
Keiva Hummel serves as NCDD’s Communications Coordinator. She graduated cum laude from San Francisco State University with a B.A. in Communication Studies, Minor in Global Peace, Human Rights and Justice Studies, and a Certificate in Conflict Resolution Studies.

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