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

Graphic Facilitation Workshop Coming Up in CA

Graphic facilitation experts Nancy Margulies and Mariah Howard will be leading a Graphic Recording Workshop April 14-15 in Half Moon Bay, CA. The workshop is designed for those who are new to using images and key phrases to record conversations, present ideas, brainstorm, capture essential aspects of dialogues, World Café and other group processes. Drawing skills are not required — they will teach you the basics along with techniques like Mind-Mapping, Mindscaping, and symbol drawing. The fees for one day are $295 corporate, $150 individuals; […] (continue)

Facilitation Academy Coming Up in April

The International Association of Facilitators is sponsoring The Facilitation Academy series of workshops April 23-25, 2007 in Atlanta. This series of workshops features three expert facilitators leading sessions on how to do great facilitation, facilitative conflict strategies and tools for facilitating decision-making. Participants can register for one day or all three. Costs are: 1 day only: $695; Any 2 days: $1095; All 3 days: $1495. For more information, visit www.leadstrat.com/facilitationacademy.shtml. (continue)

Registration Open for Shambhala Authentic Leadership Program

The Shambhala Institute for Authentic Leadership is now inviting applications for its 2007 Authentic Leadership Summer Program, June 24-30, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Over the past six years The Shambhala Institute has become a vibrant meeting-place of people, practices, and ideas engaged at the frontier of organizational and societal change. The Authentic Leadership Summer Program, brings together 250 – 300 forward-thinking leaders, managers and change agents of all levels from business, government, education, NGOs and civil society. Participants will experience five days of integrated […] (continue)

Reminder: Applications Due for Greater Expectations Institute

The application deadline for the Greater Expectations campus leadership Institute is coming up March 16, 2007. The Greater Expectations Institute is a five-day, intensive program designed for campus leadership teams working on ways to increase student engagement, inclusion, and high achievement. The Institute will help teams align institutional purposes, structures, and practices as well as advance and assess the kinds of practical liberal education outcomes outlined in American Association of Colleges & Universities’ signature report, Greater Expectations: A New Vision for Learning as a Nation […] (continue)

CLP Announces Spring/Summer Events

The Compassionate Listening Project (www.compassionatelistening.org) just sent us their spring/summer 2007 training and workshop line-up. Upcoming events feature several intensive trainings, compassionate journeys to Berlin, Germany and to Israel/Palestine, a conference for community groups and their annual summer gathering. Here’s the full list of dates, locations and costs: (continue)

Sufi Peace-Making Training Coming Up in Boston

Learn The Sufi Way of Peace-Making March 16-18 in Boston, MA. Led by Nura Laird, M.Ed., workshop participants will learn a spiritual tool that helps diffuse strong emotions and establish reconciliation and connection as well as learn heart communication that will bring people to a higher level. Applicable to every situation in life that necessitates communication whether with family, friends, colleagues, co-workers, clients or others. Participants learn to hear what is really being said by the other person and not by the surface words and […] (continue)

NIF Moderator and Framing Training Coming Up in March

The College of DuPage Public Policy Institute near Chicago will hold National Issues Forums Moderator Training and Issue Framing Training on March 19-20 and March 21-23, respectively. National Issues Forums offer citizens the opportunity to join together to deliberate, to make choices with others about ways to approach difficult issues and to work toward creating reasoned public judgment, and moderators play a key role in the success of these discussions. (For more information on NIF, visit NCDD’s resources section). Register for the training now at […] (continue)

Jewish-Arab Dialogue Film to Premiere Next Month

The documentary film Refusing To Be Enemies: The Zeitouna Story will premiere on Sunday March 18 at 7pm at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor. Those of you lucky enough to be near Ann Arbor can email eneuhaus@sbcglobal.net for advance tickets. The showing on the 18th is expected to be sold out (all 1600 seats!), so a second showing may be needed to meet the demand for tickets. The movie profiles the twelve women of a local dialogue group called Zeitouna (“olive” in Arabic) and documents their developing relationship […] (continue)

NVC Retreat Coming Up in CA

The Living Peace: Intensive Residential Retreat will be held Friday, March 9, 2007 – Wednesday, March 14, 2007 in Ben Lomond, CA. Join trainer Miki Kashtan for 6 days of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) immersion, with the support of students and graduates of the Leadership Program. Topics in these highly acclaimed intensives include the spiritual foundation of NVC, living NVC within ourselves, in our relationships, and in the world, working with anger, and much more. Lots of practice, experiential learning, empathy groups, and a special focus […] (continue)

WJCF Seeking Mentors for Peer Mediation Invitational

The Western Justice Center Foundation (WJCF) is inviting facilitators to participate as coach-mentors in their fourth Annual Peer Mediation Invitational (PMI): “Empowering Youth to Transform Conflict.” The Middle and High School Invitational is March 20, 2007 and the Elementary School Invitational is March 27, 2007 in Pasadena, CA. The WJCF Peer Mediation Invitational is a unique opportunity to increase and deepen nonviolence and conflict resolution training fro students who serve as peer mediators on their campuses. During the Invitational, students from over 50 different schools […] (continue)