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

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)

Technology of Participation Facilitation Course Coming Up in December

The Center for Strategic Facilitation will offer a Group Facilitation Methods Course, December 7th and 8th, in Oakland, CA. Using the Technology of Participation (ToP®), the Group Facilitation course provides three tools that will enhance the effectiveness and productivity of meetings. The course will benefit anyone involved in leading, facilitating or participating in teams, such as executive directors, team leaders, organization development and training professionals, human resources practitioners, and professional consultants. (continue)

Americans for the Arts issues request for proposals for 2007 convention

Americans for the Arts has announced a call for session proposals for its 2007 annual convention, Risk & Reward: Balancing Acts in Arts and Community, in Las Vegas, NV, June 1-3, 2007. Animating Democracy (www.artsusa.org/animatingdemocracy/) is requesting proposals for a track of civic engagement sessions, which will explore how the arts offer fresh sparks, welcoming invitations, needed spaces, and new forms of civic participation. From volunteering to voting, from community building to community healing, from issue awareness to social action—the arts can facilitate participation in […] (continue)

Tolerance.org Invites Teens to "Mix it Up" on November 14

Tolernace.org has announced the sixth annual “Mix it Up at Lunch” Day this November 14, 2006. The group invites youth across the nation to cross social divisions at their school on Nov. 14 – by mixing up who they sit with in the cafeteria, for example. The group provides resources like a game plan, suggested activities and materials to publicize this event. For more information, visit www.tolerance.org/teens/lunch.jsp. (continue)

NIF Meets Online to Discuss Results of Democracy's Challenge

The National Issues Forums (www.nifi.org) is sponsoring an open online meeting to discuss the outcomes of their recent project “Democracy’s Challenge.” The meeting will discuss what happens to all of the information that comes out of a National Issues Forum, where does the information go, and what did people in other forums have to say about the Democracy’s Challenge project. Anyone can hear about these results by joining the meeting on November 15, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, 12:00 Central, 11:00 Mountain, 10:00 Pacific. (continue)

Nonviolent Communication Training Coming up in Florida in February 2007

Suncoast Network for Compassionate Communication sent us a message about a training with Dr. Marshall Rosenberg, educator, mediator, author and founder of CNVC. The workshop will include three days of training for introductory and intermediate levels. Topics include “Speaking Peace,” “Life-Enriching Relationships” and “The Gift of Anger.” Florida facilitators offer several other NVC courses in the principles and practice of Nonviolent Communication. For information about the NVC process, date, location and tuition, visit SNCC’s website for information and to register: www.nvcsarasota.com. (continue)

Brooklyn NVC Workshops Coming Up in November

Brooklyn Non-Violent Communication is hosting two special workshops in November with Kanya Likanasudh, a trainer from Boulder, Colorado with a Masters of Divinity degree in Buddhist Philosophy and Hakomi training (body- centered psychotherapy). The first workshop is titled Embracing the Body: A Kinesthetic Approach to NVC Practice on Saturday, November 18th, 10:30-6pm, Hope Martin Studio, 39 West 14th St., at 5th Ave., Rm 508, Manhattan. This workshop includes body-based and somatic games and interactive exercises to support the learning & integration of NVC everyday. A […] (continue)

Mark Your Calendars for Transformative Dialogues

The Taos Institute at the University of New Hampshire is organizing a weekend retreat called “Transformative Dialogues” for June 24 – 29, 2007 in New Hampshire. Their series of workshops promises an enriching, engaging and entertaining week of learning, connecting, and relaxing. Participants choose two main workshop sessions as well as whole-group plenary sessions along with plenty of time for cross-discipline dialogue, sharing and blending of ideas, practices and theory. Additionally, time will be reserved for experiencing the seacoast, the mountains and quaint New England […] (continue)

CPC to Offer Clinic on Designing Appreciative Inquiry Projects

If you are currently designing an Appreciative Inquiry project, you may be interested in a workshop organized by the Corporation for Positive Change (CPC) this Novermber 15-17 in Boulder CO. AI in Action offers three-day clinic where participants receive expert instruction, consulting, feedback and support on a projects, and consult with others on theirs. To register for this workshop visit the Corporation for Positive Change (CPC) website (www.positivechange.org) or contact Dawn at office@positivechange.org or phone 505.751.1232 (x2). Discounts are available for nonprofits, students and groups. (continue)