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

Boggs Center to Hold Community Dialogues this Fall

William Copeland recently sent this announcement to the NCDD Discussion list, and I thought I’d share it on the blog as well.  The Detroit-based Boggs Center to Nurture Community Development is hosting a series of interesting conversations this fall.  William says they promise to be meaningful exchanges, and invites all to attend. (continue)

International Conference on "Engaging the Other" Coming Up in October

“Engaging the Other: The Power of Compassion” is an international, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary conference examining concepts of “The Other” from a universal, cross-cultural perspective to promote wider public dialogue about images of “Us and Them.” The conference features a pool of leading experts from around the world to address the roots of negative stereotyping and prejudice, and how to move past artificial barriers of misunderstanding and distrust to cultivate our capacity for appreciation of diversity, reconciliation, and peace. These experts include NCDD’s own Sandy Heirbacher, who […] (continue)

Collaborative Problem Solving Banquet Coming Up in Sept.

The Western Justice Center (www.westernjustice.org), along with NCDD and the UCLA School of Law are organizing a banquet dinner for this September 16, 2006 from 6-8 pm. The banquet will will conclude the Environmental and Public Policy Facilitation Training run by the Western Justice Center, and is open to the public. The event will provide the opportunity to connect with individuals and organizations in the field of collaborative problem solving and to learn about Western Justice Center?s efforts to convene a regional network of collaborative […] (continue)

National Conference on Citizenship Coming up September 18

The National Conference on Citizenship will hold its annual conference on Monday, September 18, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, DC. The conference will feature the release of the nation’s first Civic Health Index, a rigorous tool to measure civic progress over time. The Civic Health Index is comprised of 40 key civic indicators measuring levels of political activity, civic knowledge, volunteering, trust, philanthropy, and much more. The conference will include civic leaders working to strengthen […] (continue)

Dialogue on 9/11 Events Coming Up in Los Angeles

This Monday, September 11 Days of Dialogue is sponsoring “Constructive Responses to 9/11: Confronting our Fears, Working Together, Moving Ahead, A Community dialogue commemorating the 5th Anniversary of 9/11.” This event will take place from 4:30pm � 6:00pm at the Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Foundation Masjid, 1025 W. Exposition Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. The event is convened by Assemblyman Mark Ridley-Thomas, and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, the County of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Clergy Council, the Omar […] (continue)

Brooklyn Non Violent Communication Offering Workshops with Miki Kashtan

The folks at Brooklyn Non Violent Communication are sponsoring several workshops this September led by Miki Kashtan, PhD, co-founder and senior trainer at Bay Area Nonviolent Communication & the North America Leadership Training Program. Miki will lead workshops on Sept. 8 introducing the principles of NVC and on Sept. 9 on NVC in relationships. Each workshop is a full-day event (9 am to 5 pm) at 330 West 38th St, Suite 704 (Sacred Center) Manhattan. For more information and to register, visit www.brooklynnvc.org (continue)

CPC to Sponsor Appreciative Inquiry Event

The Corporation for Positive Change (CPC) and Alchemy are organizing an event to learn about the cutting edge of large-scale, long-term collaborative Appreciative Inquiry initiatives in community, business and not-for-profit settings. The event will feature a special guest, Amanda Trosten-Bloom. It takes place Thursday, August 24 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Alchemy/Denver 2546 15th Street; Denver, CO 80211. Light refreshments, beer and wine will be served. Please RSVP to 720-932-8720 ext 111 or kathleen@link2alchemy.com. (continue)

YouthRising Grant Program to Support High Risk Youth in Volunteer Service

Youth Service America (www.ysa.org) and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (http://ojjdp.ncjrs.org/) have announced the launch of the YouthRising grant program. This opportunity offers grants of $2,000 for organizations in the United States to engage high risk and/or gang-involved youth (ages 12-25) in volunteer service to their communities. Community-based groups/organizations, local government agencies, schools, and faith-based groups that have prior experience and documented success working directly with high-risk and/or gang-involved youth are eligible to apply. The program seeks projects […] (continue)

Association of Conflict Resolution Conference Coming Up October 25-28

This October, the Association of Conflict Resolution Conference called “Celebrating Our Past, Shaping the Future” will meet in historic Philadelphia, PA. With Philadelphia’s historical importance, the theme of “Celebrating Our Past, Shaping the Future” is particularly relevant as we embark on another great year in ACR’s history. International Day and a Spanish track will once again appear on the program along with new features like a Commercial Section program track. Attendees may want to check out flights with United Airlines, the official carrier of the […] (continue)

Berkana Institute Organizing Southern Africa Learning Journey

The Berkana Institute invites participants for a Learning Journey to South Africa and Zimbabwe that will open your eyes, minds and hearts to essential learning about the leadership that is emerging in one of our planet’s most vibrant places. On this journey, participants will meet and learn with extraordinary pioneering leaders in Johannesburg, South Africa, and at Zimbabwe’s Kufunda Learning Village. The Learning Journey will also spend time learning from the wildlife of Africa whose grace and beauty and interdependent relationships are an inspiration. Marianne […] (continue)

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