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Apply for Grants from the Taylor Willingham Fund by Dec. 31

For the third year now, our partners with the National Issues Forums Institute are accepting applications for grants from the Taylor L. Willingham Legacy Fund. The $500-$1,000 grants are intended to honor the legacy of Taylor Willingham and her contributions to the field of deliberative democracy by supporting projects in the field, and we highly encourage NCDD members to apply for a grant or to donate to the fund. You can download a PDF of the application form by clicking here, and you can learn […] (continue)

Conflict Resolution Job Opening with the EPA

Be sure to check out the email below about a great job opportunity with the EPA that our director Sandy Heierbacher sent out this weekend over our “Making a Living in D&D” listserv. For more updates on openings in the field, make sure to subscribe to the listserv today! Hi, everybody! The Environmental Protection Agency will soon be announcing an opening for a GS9/11 Conflict Resolution Specialist position located in the Office of General Counsel, Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Office/Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center (CPRC). The position […] (continue)

Creating Community Solutions Alliance Wins IAP2 USA Project of the Year

We wanted to share the great news that last month, the Creating Community Solutions Alliance received the International Association of Public Participation’s USA Project of the Year Core Value Award. NCDD is one of six organizations that make up the core CCS alliance — including the National Institute for Civil Discourse (the lead partner), Everyday Democracy, the National Issues Forums Institute, the Deliberative Democracy Consortium and AmericaSpeaks. Creating Community Solutions won for its work in bringing people to the table for the national dialogue on mental health […] (continue)

Job Opening with DOJ’s Community Relations Service

As we hope you’ve heard by now, NCDD was honored to host Grande Lum, director of the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service (CRS), as one of our featured speakers at the NCDD 2014 conference. During his address, Grande made the commitment to host meetings across the country between CRS staff and NCDD members to talk about how we might collaborate more closely. We encourage you to learn more about the meetings and give us your input on how we can make the best use of them by sharing your […] (continue)

Public Conversations Project Searches for New Exec. Director

We want to make sure NCDDers see a letter that we received from our partners at the Public Conversations Project asking for our help with their search for a new executive director. PCP is a long time NCDD organizational member that does important work across the country and the world, and we encourage you to read their request and pass along the information about their opening to those in your network you think would be qualified. If that may be  you, then learn more below and don’t miss […] (continue)

Submit Nominations for the 2015 Brown Democracy Medal

We want to encourage NCDD members to consider submitting nominations for this year’s Laurence and Lynn Brown Democracy Medal. The award is offered every year by Penn State’s McCourtney Institute for Democracy, and we know many of our members would be a great fit for the award. Learn more in the announcement below and submit your nominations before Dec. 10th. Seeking Nominations for the 2015 Penn State Democracy Medal Each year, the Pennsylvania State University McCourtney Institute for Democracy gives a medal and $5,000 award for […] (continue)

Moderators Needed for “Keystone Crossroads” Forum in Altoona, PA

The Penn Project for Civic Engagement is working on a statewide journalism initiative with all of the public radio stations in PA called Keystone Crossroads. Reporters in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and State College will fan out across the state to report on root causes and potential solutions for the Commonwealth’s urban challenges. We are working with the folks at WPSU (State College Public Radio) to conduct a forum in Altoona and are looking for moderators. The forums are a chance for the public to give […] (continue)

Opening at Univ. of Utah’s Environmental Dispute Resolution Program

We are pleased to share with our NCDD community that our friends at the Environmental Dispute Resolution Program at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law have an opening for a new Associate Director that they recently posted here. The EDR program is an NCDD organizational member, and we know that plenty of folks from our network would be a great fit for the position. The general description of the position is below, but you can find the full description and more info about the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/35519. Please make […] (continue)

New Grant Initiative Seeks to Address Polarization

NCDD members may want to look into the Madison Initiative, an exciting exploratory grant initiative from the Hewlett Foundation. Hewlett is hoping the initiative can address the problem of polarization in the US, especially in Congress. You can learn more from Hewlett’s press release below or by visiting www.hewlett.org. Exploratory Project Seeks to Strengthen Representative Democracy in U.S. Menlo Park, Calif. — It is hard to look at events of the past few years without concluding that democracy in America is in trouble. Surveys routinely find that most […] (continue)

New Job Opening at Public Agenda

We are excited to share that our organizational partners at Public Agenda are hiring! PA is seeking a Senior Public Engagement Associate to work with them in New York City, and we know that many of our NCDD members could be a great fit for the position. The position is described like this: The Senior Public Engagement Associate works with the Public Engagement (PE) team to develop, coordinate and implement engagement projects across a range of issues areas around the country. The senior associate will […] (continue)

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