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“The Power of Conversation” Seminar at Columbia, Jan. 27th

We hope our members in the New York region will take a moment to read the post below, which came from NCDD Sustaining Member Ron Gross of the University Seminar on Education at Columbia University via our great Submit-to-Blog Form. Do you have news you want to share with the NCDD network? Just click here to submit your news post for the NCDD Blog! THE POWER OF CONVERSATION, a Seminar with Ronald Gross, will be held on Monday, January 27, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm, at Faculty House, Columbia University, 117th St. & Morningside Heights in […] (see full post)

Conversation Week 2008 Events in NYC

Conversation Week 2008 is almost upon us and brand new NCDD member, Ron Gross, an organizer of Socratic Conversations and co-chair of the University Seminar on Innovation in Education at Columbia University just forwarded us a list of events in the New York City area. Ron invites all New Yorkers who love “Great Talk” to join in the conversation. Conversation Week (CW) Events in New York City Let’s Stop Boring Ourselves to Death: Getting from Small Talk to Exhilarating Conversation – Anywhere, Anytime, with Anyone. […] (see full post)

Update from Let's Talk America

I wanted to post today’s Let’s Talk America update since I haven’t posted anything about LTA in a while. LTA is still going strong, and I encourage those of you who haven’t yet gotten involved to participate in the March 16th or April 9th phone trainings for hosts. (see full post)

NCDD Member Creates Racial Dialogues White Ally Toolkit

We are thrilled to share this excellent write-up by the Richmond-Times Dispatch on long-time NCDD member David Campt and his most recent racial dialogue work. Campt travels across the U.S. holding racial dialogue trainings using his White Ally Toolkit Workbook, which offers strategies for engaging in these conversations (learn more about the toolkit and purchase here). He speaks on the importance of white people having these conversations with fellow white people and emphasizes the need to communicate in a way that doesn’t attack but instead genuinely seeks […] (see full post)

Register for the 2018 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

In case you missed it, the Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) is happening now! This phenomenal program offered by NCDD member org, the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University is an opportunity to learn from leaders in the D&D field about conflict transformation and restorative justice. Courses can be taken to improve your skills or for academic credit (and they now offer an M.A. in Restorative Justice program).  Session 1 has already begun, but the remaining sessions are going until the end of June – so check […] (see full post)

EvDem Host Intergenerational Webinar This Thurs. Nov 9

Our friends at Everyday Democracy – an NCDD member org – are hosting an intergenerational webinar this coming Thursday, November 9th from 12pm – 1pm Eastern/9am – 10am Pacific. The webinar will feature Families United for Education, who will share their experience on building an intergenerational network to address racial and educational inequities in Albuquerque.  We encourage you to register ASAP for this webinar! You can read the announcement below or find the original on Everyday Democracy’s blog here. Intergenerational Equity Webinar: Spotlight on Families United […] (see full post)

When Dialogue Facilitators Can’t Be Neutral

In the wake of the week of high profile violence and killings that took place earlier this July, NCDD member Parisa Parsa of the Public Conversations Project penned a powerful piece on neutrality in situations of injustice that we thought it was important to share. Parisa highlights some pitfalls of being neutral at certain times in our field, and how “multi-partialness” can offer a way forward for dialogue in the face of power imbalances. We encourage you to read her piece below or find the original here. Turning To Each Other […] (see full post)

Addressing 7 Myths about Audience Polling

We are pleased to share the piece below from NCDD Sustaining Member, David Campt, who recently authored a great new book on deliberative polling technology called Read the Room for Real. David submitted the piece below on common misunderstandings about deliberative polling, and if you like it, consider checking out his book on Amazon by clicking here. David Campt is the primary author (along with Matthew Freeman) of Read the Room for Real: How a Simple Technology Creates Better Meetings. In the book, audience polling is referred to as Speed Polling […] (see full post)

Participate in Conversation Day in NYC, Aug. 30th

We want to make sure that our NCDD members, especially those of you in and around NYC, are aware of a very cool event called Conversation Day coming up this Saturday. We received the announcement below from NCDD Sustaining Member Ronald Gross, and we encourage you to check it our or find our more at www.conversationsnewyork.com. Join us on Saturday, August 30th, at 3 pm in Bryant Park, located between 40th and 42nd streets between 5th Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas (6th Ave.), at the Fountain on […] (see full post)

Welcome to our newest NCDD members!

We wanted to send a warm welcome out to the newest members of the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation. You can search for and connect with all our new and existing members in the NCDD Members Network.  And to all our new members, remember to familiarize yourself with the member benefits page to ensure you get the most out of your membership! The following 43 organizations and individuals joined NCDD in the last three months… Our newest Organizational Members Indiana University Political and Civic Engagement program (PACE) […] (see full post)