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This tag is used to help NCDD members identify the opportunities associated with their membership, like discounts on trainings we’ve negotiated with our partners.

Welcoming January’s new NCDD members

In January, NCDD gained 11 new individual members (5 dues-paying and 6 non-dues-paying) and 13 of our dues-paying members renewed their memberships (4 organizations and 8 individuals).  Welcome to our new members, and thank you to those who re-upped! Our new dues-paying individual members are: Myles Alexander, Research Assistant for the Community and Economic Development Laboratory at the University of Illinois John Inman, Doctoral Student in Human and Organization Systems at the Fielding Graduate University Pat Bonner, Lead Staff of Public Involvement/Collaboration for the US […] (continue)

NCDD Confab with Beth Offenbacker next Wed. 3:30 pm

All NCDD members are welcome to join us on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 3:30-4:00 Eastern for the first in a new series of “NCDD Confabs” — conference calls for NCDD members where we’ll explore dialogue & deliberation’s role in current issues, learn about exciting projects and interesting methods from fellow NCDD members, and just get to know each other a little better. At this first NCDD Confab call on the 17th, we asked NCDD member Beth Offenbacker from PublicDecisions to talk with us about the […] (continue)

"SMART Conversations" Workshop and Facilitator Certification

Learn what SMART Conversations are and how to have them. In this workshop on Monday, April 19th, discover how to engage yourself and others in dialogue, productive conversations that build trust and respect, foster a participative environment, encourage authenticity, invite all perspectives and have a bias for action. Dialogue is essential for building consensus, encouraging public engagement, enhancing organizational effectiveness and sparking creativity and innovation. If you need to train others in the conversation style of dialogue, join us for the optional two-day facilitator certification […] (continue)

Reflecting on NCDD in 2009

The National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) moved in some new directions in 2009, in large part in response to President Obama’s focus on open government and citizen participation. Our work with the Open Government Initiative and on the Principles for Public Engagement both invigorated our membership and raised NCDD’s profile and status in many people’s eyes. NCDD continues to be one of the most trusted organizations in the field of public engagement, and seems to have more respect in the field now than […] (continue)

Attendees at 2010 Stakeholder Engagement Online Conference can Support NCDD & Save!

NCDD is a Conference Affiliate for the Including the Excluded Online Conference that will take place March 2-4, 2010. This unique online conference will be focused on Social Inclusion, Social/Environmental Justice and Accessibility, and will feature interactive presentations, networking and more. A portion of your registration supports NCDD, so be sure to use the NCDD discount code (“NCDDspecial”) when you register, so you can save $40 and support NCDD at the same time!  Registration for NCDD members is just $139. Here is the latest press […] (continue)

Upcoming trainings offered by NCDD members

Members of the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) have let us know about a number of workshops and trainings they are offering in the coming months.  Most of them are discounted considerably for dues-paying NCDD members.  They are… What Methods to Use When? Advanced Public Engagement Training CogNexus Institute’s Issue Mapping Webinar Series Masterful Facilitation Institute’s Spring Programs in Vancouver, BC Dynamic Facilitation Trainings for Individuals, Groups, and Large Systems “Hidden in Plain Sight”: a Center for Strategic Facilitation workshop Two Trainings for […] (continue)

10% discount for NCDD members on Leadership Currency training

Are you interested in increasing your Leadership Currency? Are you motivated to access the connective power within yourself, your organization and your networks? Led by four experts in personal transformation, group dynamics and organizational development, the Leadership Currency experience is designed for leaders and high-level managers. If you want to boost your collaborative performance, this is for you! The group will meet four times over the course of 2010. The process includes monthly interaction by phone and online with facilitators from the Institute on the […] (continue)

NCDD Discount for Upcoming Facilitation Courses

Dues-paying NCDD members are eligible for 20% discounts for the upcoming courses offered by our friends at the Center for Strategic Facilitation. CSF is a partnership of consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area experienced in training, facilitation and organizational development. The CSF Senior Partners are Marti Roach and Jane Stallman.  CSF is affiliated with the Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA), a leader over the past four decades in promoting lasting change in communities, nonprofits and businesses, which utilizes a distinct and proven approach called the Technology of Participation. These are just a few of […] (continue)

20% Discount on Jim Fishkin's New Book

NCDD member Jim Fishkin (creator of Deliberative Polling and director of Stanford’s Center for Deliberative Democracy) wanted to extend a 20% discount to all of you on his new book, When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation. The book includes the impressive Europe in One Room DVD, which some of you viewed at the 2008 NCDD conference. Go to www.us.oup.com and enter 28333 into the promo code box at the top right to purchase the book at the discounted rate. (continue)

10% NCDD Discount for National MultiCultural Institute Conference

In our continuing efforts to reach new audiences and provide greater benefits to our members, NCDD has been strengthening its relationship to the longstanding National MultiCultural Institute. NMCI is welcoming NCDD members with open arms to its 2009 annual conference/training event, offering a 10% discount to dues-paying NCDD members on its Diversity Leadership Institute and Emerging Issues Forum. Depending on what you are interested in attending, that’s a savings of up to $97 for nonprofits and individuals, or $145 for corporate attendees. NMCI’s 2009 conference, […] (continue)

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