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Register to Attend the National Dialogue Awards, Oct. 9

We encourage our members to consider registering to attend the 2nd annual National Dialogue Awards this October 9 in DC, which are hosted by the Sustained Dialogue Institute and supported by the Kettering Foundation, both of which are NCDD member organizations. You can learn more about the awards in the SDI announcement below or by visiting SDI’s new website at www.sustaineddialogue.org. 2nd Annual National Dialogue Awards We sincerely hope that you will join us for the Second Annual National Dialogue Awards on Friday, October 9th, 2015 beginning at 6:30 pm at the National Press Club in […] (continue)

Position Opening at Convergence Center for Policy Resolution

We recently heard about another job opening that would be an excellent fit for many of our NCDD members, this time from the Convergence Center for Policy Resolution. Convergence is seeking a Program Director for their project on federal budget process reform. The Director position promises to be engaging and, if the project is successful, has the potential to be impactful on a national scale. Here’s how Convergence describes it: The Director will be responsible for launching and managing a new project at Convergence focused on […] (continue)

Job Openings at the Center for Collaborative Policy

Those of our members with conflict resolution backgrounds or interests should definitely take a look at the new Senior Mediator/Facilitator and Lead  Mediator openings that the Center for Collaborative Policy at Sacramento State University recently announced. We’re happy to have the CCP as an NCDD organizational member, and we know that many of our members would make great fits for this position. Here’s how the CCP describes the Senior Mediator/Facilitator position: The Senior Mediator/Facilitator serves as senior professional and project manager for multi-party policy consensus building processes dealing […] (continue)

Jefferson Center Wins Knight News Challenge on Elections Award

We invite you to join us in congratulating the team at the Jefferson Center, one of our NCDD member organizations, on the recent award they received from the Knight Foundation for a great program they’ve planned to engage Millennials and media outlets in Ohio around 2016 local elections. We encourage you to read more about it in JC’s announcement below or find the original here. Up for Debate Ohio Wins Knight News Challenge Award Our Up for Debate Ohio initiative, aimed at uniting young voters […] (continue)

Ford Foundation to Include Civic Engagement in New Funding Priorities

We recently read some news that our NCDD members and others in the D&D field should find encouraging. The Ford Foundation – the nation’s second largest philanthropic organization by assets – recently announced that after long deliberation and consultation with non-profit organizations, it is changing some important aspects of its focus in giving and how it gives. And we would all do well to take note. In his letter about the change, Ford Foundation president Darren Walker wrote that the Foundation will turn its funding focuses […] (continue)

Davenport Offers CA Cities $50,000 for Public Engagement

We encourage our NCDD members in California to check out an exciting grant opportunity being offered by NCDD organizational member the Davenport Institute. Davenport is offering $50,000 worth of training and support for public engagement work, and the deadline to apply is Sept. 14th, but don’t wait to apply. You can learn more in the announcement they recently made below or by clicking here. 2015 Davenport Institute Public Engagement Grant Program Application Period Now Open! If you have a public engagement project that could use some financial support, […] (continue)

Director of Public Engagement Opening at Public Agenda

We are pleased to announce that the good people at Public Agenda, one of our NCDD member organizations, recently announced that they are hiring for a new Director of Public Engagement. It’s a great job opportunity that many of our NCDD members would be an excellent fit for, so make sure to apply as soon as you can! Here’s some of how Public Agenda describes the position: The director of public engagement leads a team in the development and execution of public engagement projects on a variety of local and national […] (continue)

Job Opening with Healthy Democracy

We are pleased to announce that the good people with Healthy Democracy, one of our NCDD member organizations, recently announced that they are hiring for a new Program Manager. I have to admit, I’ll be a little jealous of whoever gets this position, which will include opportunities to travel the country promoting the Citizens’ Initiative Review, building partnerships, institutionalizing deliberation into American democracy! It’s a great job opportunity that many of our NCDD members would be an excellent fit for, but the deadline to apply is March 31st, so make sure […] (continue)

$3M Knight Competition Seeks Ideas for Increasing Civic Participation

Today, the Knight Foundation begins accepting submissions in a competition for part of a $3 million pot that we know many of our NCDD members could do well in. The Knight News Challenge calls for creative ideas about how to increase civic participation around elections, and we encourage all of our NCDDers to consider applying before the March 19 deadline. You can learn more in the KF blog piece below or by visiting www.newschallenge.org. On Feb. 25 we will open the next Knight News Challenge with this […] (continue)

Job Opening with the William D. Ruckelshaus Center

We are excited to share that the William D. Ruckelshaus Center – one of the wonderful co-sponsors of our NCDD 2014 conference – is hiring! The Ruckelshaus Center is seeking a Development and Communications Coordinator to work with them in Washington state, and will be accepting applications until February 25th. Ruckelshaus works to foster collaborative problem solving across the Pacific Northwest, and we know that many of our NCDD members could be a great fit for the job. Here’s how the position is described: The Development and Communications Coordinator […] (continue)

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