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

Diversity Explorations Group Starting in January in Oakland, CA

Roberto Almanzán, MS and Nancy C. Grant, MSW are offering a new group for up to fifteen individuals who want to develop their cultural competency by addressing their experiences, perceptions, questions, joys and difficulties in working with race, ethnicity, other dimensions of diversity, and oppression and privilege. This group is designed for people working in human services (human resources, healthcare, mental health, social services, education, and other related fields), in direct service, supervision, or administration. People of all racial/ethnic backgrounds are welcome (white, people of […] (continue)

Common Sense California Organizing Deliberative Democracy Conference This February

Common Sense California, Pepperdine University and the New America Foundation have decided to organize a conference in which those who understand and use the tools of deliberative democracy could share their ideas with California citizens and opinion leaders, with time to think through possible applications for the Golden State. Mark your calendars for February 23-24. Dr. James Fishkin, Director of the Stanford Center for Deliberative Democracy and Carolyn Lukensmeyer, founder and president of AmericaSpeaks, have agreed to keynote the conference, and invitations are out to […] (continue)

Peace Alliance Annual Conference Coming Up in February

The Peace Alliance is holding its Annual Conference Feb 3 – 5, 2007 in Washington, D.C. The conference will let peace activists connect with hundreds of citizens from across the country, expand their understanding of the Department of Peace legislation and how it will impact our culture in practical and profound ways, and discover and practice effective lobbying strategies. The conference fee is sliding scale of $250 to $350, (Student rate is $95). Those who are able to pay at the higher end of the […] (continue)

Graphic Faciliation Workshop Offered in Bay Area

Due in part to the interest expressed by participants at the August NCDD conference in San Francisco, Mariah Howard and Nancy Margulies will be presenting a workshop on Graphic Facilitation in the San Francisco Bay Area in January or February.  Nancy and Mariah graphically facilitated the plenary session on the second day of the conference. NCDD members will receive a 20% discount on the $150 registration (just let them know you’re an NCDD member when you register). Participants will learn to present their ideas using Mindscaping and Mind […] (continue)

Help Publicize New Orleans Community Congress II

On December 2, thousands of New Orleanians will gather at five town hall meetings and fifteen webcast meetings to discuss and choose investment priorities to rebuild their hometown. Community Congress II will utilize interactive TV to link thousands of participants attending events in New Orleans and four other cities with high concentrations of New Orleans evacuees: Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Dallas, and Houston. In addition, New Orleans residents living outside those cities can view and call into the meeting at participating libraries in more than 15 […] (continue)

Save The Date: Dialogue Conference Coming Up in June 2007

The Network for Peace through Dialogue and Marymount Manhattan College are organizing a conference in June 2007 called Why Dialogue? (and when, and how, and where?) A Conference for Community Groups, Researchers, Teachers, Students and Others. The conference will consider the place of dialogue in democratic and global societies, examine the uses of dialogue in education, planning, management, negotiation and conflict resolution, examine the challenges and risks in engaging in dialogue, explore how dialogue differs from other forms of conversation, and provide a forum for […] (continue)

Dialogue Processes Online Grad Course Begins in February

The Critical and Creative Thinking Program at The University of Massachusetts (Boston) will host a Dialogue Processes Online Graduate course beginning February 2007 through till May 2007. Structured as an online learning community, the core objective of CrCrTh 616 is to cultivate practical know-how and theoretical knowledge of Dialogue Processes with a focus on Otto Scharmer’s model of Generative Dialogue, which follows from William Isaacs work with the MIT Dialogue Project and David Bohm’s understanding of dialogue. The course offers a range of learning spaces […] (continue)

Submissions Open for Race and Citizenship Conference

The Center for the Study of Citizenship at Wayne State University has just announced its Fourth Annual Conference in Citizenship Studies. The conference will be held on March 1-4, 2007 and will focus on the Center’s theme for this academic year: Race and Citizenship. The submission deadline is 11/20/06. They encourage submissions fromboth individual scholars and from preformed panels. As part of the Center’s efforts to foster the development of Citizenship Studies, participants’ papers will be reviewed for possible invitation to publish in the Center’s […] (continue)

Join Rich Harwood in a Post-election Teleconference Conversation Nov. 15

If you are interested in discussing what the recent elections mean for you and for change, you can join Rich Harwood in a teleconference conversation on November 15th at 1:00 pm EST. The conversation will focus on questions like: What do the elections suggest about conditions for change in our communities and the country? How might they affect the work you do? Where is public discourse and civic engagement headed? What are your own feelings about the direction of the country? Rich will lead the […] (continue)

CPC AI in Action Workshop Coming Up in Denver

There is still space available in the Corporation for Positive Change “AI in Action ” workshop, coming up November 15-17, 2006 in Denver, Colorado. In this clinic-style workshop, Amanda Trosten-Bloom and Mike Mantel will help participants identify and build upon their strengths as AI practitioners, and explore a variety of approaches for applying AI at different levels in an organization, community and across our world. The workshop promises to help participants discover new ideas, approaches and frameworks for building their capacity and their own projects […] (continue)

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