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Conferences, trainings, workshops, and other events coming up of interest to the D&D community.

Don’t Forget to Register for Feb. 9 Tech Tuesday Call on Balancing Act

As we recently mentioned on the blog, NCDD is hosting another one of our popular Tech Tuesday calls this Tuesday, February 9th from 3 – 4pm Eastern / 12 – 1pm Pacific in conjunction with IAP2. This time the call will offer an inside look at Balancing Act, an online tool aimed at helping average citizens learn about public budgets and the choices elected officials face in the budgeting process. It’s right around the corner, so make sure you register today! This Tech Tuesday will feature […] (continue)

Join Us at Citizen University’s 2016 Conference, Mar. 18-19

We want to encourage NCDD members to consider registering Citizen University’s annual conference this March 18th – 19th in Seattle, Washington. Citizen University was founded by former NCDD keynote speaker Eric Liu to build a stronger culture of citizenship, and their annual confernece is an incredibly unique civic gathering. This year’s conference theme is “Who Is Us? Race, Citizenship, and America Now.” As many of us in the D&D field continue to ask ourselves about how to engage more diverse populations beyond the “usual suspects”, this conference on […] (continue)

Register for Feb. Tech Tuesday Event feat. Balancing Act, co-hosted by IAP2!

Registration is now open for a special Tech Tuesday event co-hosted by NCDD and IAP2, featuring the platform Balancing Act. Join us for this FREE event Tuesday, February 9th from 3-4pm Eastern / 12-1pm Pacific. Balancing Act is a tool for learning about public budgets and the choices elected officials face in the budgeting process. It allows participants to try allocating funds – expressing their priorities and preferences – but also requires them to balance spending and revenue. Balancing Act brings people and government officials closer together in an informed […] (continue)

Join OpenGov & CivicTech Online Unconference, Jan. 28th

We encourage NCDD members to consider attending the 2016 OpenGov & CivicTech Online Unconference this Thursday, January 28th from 11am-2pm Eastern. The event is hosted by former NCDD Board member Lucas Cioffi, and NCDD members get a 30% discount on registration, so make sure to sign up today! Read more below or find the full invitation by clicking here. 2016 OpenGov & CivicTech Online Unconference What is the purpose? Why should I attend? Spread the word about your civic tech project. Network with other innovators. Bring the […] (continue)

Next Stage Facilitation Intensive Feb. 23-25 in the Bay Area!

We are pleased to share the announcement below about a new facilitation training opportunity in this February that NCDD members can get a $150 discount on! NCDD Sustaining Member Rebecca Colwell of Ten Directions shared this announcement 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! 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 […] (continue)

Join D&D Climate Action Call on COP21 Talks, Jan. 19

We want to encourage NCDDers once again to plan to join the D&D Climate Action Network (D&D CAN) for their next teleconference on the intersection of D&D work and the issue of climate change on January 19th at 5pm Eastern. Led by NCDD supporting member Linda Ellinor of the Dialogue Group, D&D CAN’s goal is to build a community of practice that fosters mutual learning, sharing, and inspires collaboration around the complexities of climate change. The monthly conference calls are one of the best ways to connect with this […] (continue)

Submit a Proposal for Frontiers of Democracy 2016

We’re pleased to announce that once again, the Frontiers of Democracy conference is accepting proposals for their 2016 gathering. This year’s conference will be from June 23rd – 25th at the Tufts University downtown campus in Boston, as always, so mark your calendars! The annual Frontiers of Democracy conference – now a pillar in the civic infrastructure of the D&D field – brings together leaders in deliberative democracy and civic education to explore ideas at the forefront of advancing democracy, and NCDD’s leadership and members are staples of the event every […] (continue)

#CGAFridays Economic Opportunity Deliberations Return

Last November, the Kettering Foundation and National Issues Forums Institute – both NCDD member organizations – teamed up to host #CGAFridays: a series of events where people can try out the new online deliberation tool, Common Ground for Action (CGA). The series is back this month, and we encourage our members to join, or if you can’t, to share this post with others you think should know about this great new tool! Learn more in the Kettering post below or find the original here. #CGAFridays Return […] (continue)

Host a Story Circle During 2016 “People’s State of the Union”

As a start to the new year, the US Department of Arts & Culture (USDAC) – one of our presenters during NCDD 2014 – is inviting communities across the US to come together from Jan. 23-31 to share stories that define the state of our nation in their People’s State of the Union project. The USDAC is looking for folks to host a story circle where they live, and we thought our members might be interested. Learn more about the PSOTU in the USDAC announcement below or find the original […] (continue)

Sign Up for Next D&D Climate Action Network Calls Today!

As we shared last month here on the blog, NCDD is supporting an important new initiative called the D&D Climate Action Network (D&D CAN) that is being led by NCDD supporting member Linda Ellinor of the Dialogue Group. The Network’s purpose is to build a networked community of practice that connects members, fosters learning from each other, and stimulates collaboration. Ultimately, the goal is to build a community of practice that fosters mutual learning, sharing, and inspires collaboration around the complexities of climate change, and in light of […] (continue)