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Community Leadership Fellowship Program Applications Due Friday

We posted earlier about an exciting fellowship program from the W.F. Kellogg Foundation aimed at developing community leaders into social change agents, and we wanted to share a reminder that the deadline to apply is this Friday. We would love to see a number of NCDD members become fellows, so make sure to turn in your applications soon! You can read more about the program below in the Philanthropy Digest News article we found via our friends at NIFI, or see the original post here. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is accepting […] (continue)

Applied Dialogue Workshops

We are pleased to highlight the post below, which came from NCDD Supporting Member Peter Nixon of Potential Dialogue 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! As Dialogue Leaders we need to sustain our enthusiasm for improved outcomes through dialogue. Being a member of NCDD and connecting to experienced practitioners is a big part of remaining at the cutting edge. After repeated requests from experienced trainers, coaches and consultants I […] (continue)

Free Online Youth Engagement Seminar from CIRCLE

We invite NCDD members to start the New Year off by taking the opportunity to contribute to the conversation on youth engagement. The good people at the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) are hosting a free 5-week online seminar that will invite young people, youth workers, the broader civic engagement community, and more to help build on their recent report on youth engagement beginning the week of Jan. 13th. CIRCLE’s announcement describing the seminar says: Since the release of […] (continue)

Community Engagement Fellowship at Merrimack College

We wanted to share an announcement we saw recently about a graduate fellowship program we think some of our NCDD members might be interested in. Merrimack College’s Masters of Education program is offering a year-long, full tuition fellowship that focuses on community engagement – perfect for folks seeking to gain more theoretical grounding as well as experience in engagement. You can learn more from the announcement below or visit the fellowship page here. Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that applications have […] (continue)

Free Copies of “The Practice of Peace”

We recently saw a post on LinkedIn from the good people at the Open Space Institute about a great opportunity that we wanted to share. They are giving away copies of The Practice of Peace by Harrison Owen, one of the creators of Open Space Technology! But this offer will only last until December 31st, so make sure to get your copy today! You can find out more below read the original post here.  The Open Space Institute in the US has generously received a donation of […] (continue)

Public Agenda’s New “Beyond the Polls” Project

We are excited to share about a great new initiative from our partners at Public Agenda, in collaboration with the National Issues Forums and the Kettering Foundation. Together, they are launching Beyond the Polls, a new regular commentary on public opinion issues. We encourage everyone to check out the initial announcement about the project below, or find the original announcement here. Welcome to Beyond the Polls, our regular commentary on what Americans are thinking about pivotal issues our country and communities face. Each month, we […] (continue)

Bring D&D to Israel/Palestine This May

We are pleased to highlight the post below, which came from Rabbi Andrea Cohen Kiener of the Compassionate Listening Project 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! Compassionate Listening delegations to Israel and the West Bank allow us to engage with this heart-wrenching situation in a life-affirming way. Each delegation meets with Israelis and Palestinians representing multiple “sides” to the conflict. We meet people and hear perspectives that deepen our understanding and […] (continue)

15% Discount for NCDD Members on Harwood Lab

Mike Wood of the Harwood Institute shared on the listserv today that they still have a few spaces left in their national Public Innovators Lab, happening December 10-12 in Alexandria, VA (at United Way Worldwide’s Mary Gates Learning Center). Every NCDD member gets a 15% rebate on the price. You can register here and when you input your organization’s name, just add “-NCDD” after the name and you’ll get the 15% percent rebate on whatever credit card you use to pay the fee. This is […] (continue)

Announcing the Next Stage Facilitation Intensive, Jan. 8-10

We are pleased to highlight the post below, which came from NCDD Sustaining Member Becky Colwell of Integral Facilitator 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! Explore what is happening on the developmental edge of facilitation, and what it means to you — join Integral Facilitator for our Next Stage Facilitation intensive training this January 8th-10th, 2014, in Salt Lake City, Utah. In this three-day workshop, you’ll learn new ways to be a […] (continue)

Civic Studies Field Continues to Grow

This post comes via Dr. Peter Levine, a civics scholar, philosopher, and NCDD supporting member. Peter recently announced on his blog that he will be helping convene a “civics studies mini-conference” this January in New Orleans as part of the Southern Political Science Association meeting.  Civic studies is an emerging discipline that holds a great deal of value and potential for deepening the work of our field. I personally participated in Peter’s Summer Institute of Civic Studies last year in Boston, which helped me see first […] (continue)