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Announcing Next Stage Facilitation Intensives in Montreal and Boulder

We are happy to share the announcement below from NCDD Sustaining Member Rebecca Colwell of Ten Directions. Rebecca’s announcement came 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! Integral Facilitator® Next Stage Facilitation™ Intensives are 3-day workshops introducing the core competencies of an Integral approach to facilitation designed to enhance your capacity to generate greater coherence and increased collaboration and dialogue in the groups you work with. In this three-day workshop, […] (continue)

Interview on Games & Engagement

As children run through sprinklers and enjoy fireworks (safely, we hope) over the holiday weekend, we thought it would be appropriate to share a post from the Davenport Institute’s Gov 2.0 Watch blog on games and engagement. As we know, civic participation can be fun, too! You can find it below or read the original here. Happy Independence Day, everyone! Last month, Project Information Literacy at the University of Washington Information School published an interview with Eric Gordon, a professor at Emerson College and Executive Director of […] (continue)

From the Idea Incubator: Our Very Best “Hello”

The idea is to create a NCDD event in which everyone with online access has an opportunity offer their best greeting and salutation to one and other. (continue)

C2D2 Climate Change Deliberation Webinar on Thursday

NCDD’s sister organization, the Canadian Community for Dialogue and Deliberation (C2D2), is hosting a great webinar this Thursday, June 5th, starting at 12pm Eastern/9am Pacific that we wanted to make sure you heard about. The webinar will focus on learning from a climate deliberation initiative in Alberta and will be facilitated by three NCDD members. You can read more about or find out more by clicking here, and make sure to register today by clicking here. C2D2 Webinar: Climate Change, Dialogue, and Deliberation This webinar will provide […] (continue)

New Direction for GFSC in 2014

Our friends at Global Facilitators Serving Communities recently released a special update for NCDD on how their exciting work has been growing that we wanted to make sure our members saw. You can learn more below, and make sure to visit their newly remodeled website at www.globalfacilitators.org. Reinvigorating and Refocusing are the GFSC directions for 2014 Reinvigorating: GFSC is expanding its Board as we transition to a more locally based post-disaster resource. Much of our activity has been in Latin America and Asia for the past […] (continue)

Group Works Facilitation Training in BC, May 24

You’re invited to attend a facilitation training from our friends at Group Works this Memorial Day Weekend in British Columbia. The training will be a great professional development opportunity, so we encourage you to check out the announcement below or find out more by clicking here.  Deepening Your Facilitation Practice Workshop in Burnaby, BC - May 24th Calling all project leaders, teachers, facilitators, coaches, public engagement practitioners, non-profit board members, and others whose work involvesempowering people to participate in groups, workplaces, and communities in a more dynamic and effective way! […] (continue)

Call for Papers for Journal of Dialogue Studies 2:2

We hope you’ll take a moment to read the post below about a great opportunity, which came from NCDD member Frances Sleap of Dialogue Society via our 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! In November this blog (to the delight of its editorial team here at the Dialogue Society) announced the launch of the Journal of Dialogue Studies. The Journal aims to promote in-depth academic exploration and evaluation of the theory […] (continue)

Montreal Symposium on Professionalizing Our Field

We recently heard about an exciting conference happening in Montreal this July that we want to make sure our NCDD members know about. The conference, hosted by the Canadian Institut du Nouveau Monde, takes place during the IPSA’s annual gathering, and is part of the important conversation about the professional future of our field. Check out the announcement below or find out more at the IPSA’s conference website here. The Institut du Nouveau Monde, a Canadian nongovernmental organization dedicated to public participation, is pleased to invite […] (continue)

2014 Public Participation Interviews: John Lewis on Outreach

We recently started reading a terrific interview series from the talented team at Collaborative Services on public participation lessons they have learned in the last year, and we wanted to share their insights with the NCDD community. The third interview in the series features the reflections of John Lewis of Intelligent Futures, who shares insights gained from the award-winning ourWascana engagement endeavor in Canada last year. You can read the interview below, or find the original on Collaborative Services’ blog by clicking here. Multiple Entry Points into the Conversation Create Multiple […] (continue)

Earning Trust in Public Institutions

We recently read an interesting post on the inCommon blog run by our partners at the Davenport Institute – an NCDD organizational member – about trust’s relationship to engagement. You can read the post below or find the original here, and we also recommend you take a look at the study on trust the post refers to. The Rand Europe Spotlight on 2013 is a bit broad, but the theme, “Building Trust in Policymaking,” is certainly relevant to civic engagement: The relationship between citizens and public bodies […] (continue)

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