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Spread the word about the great work you’re doing and connect with new colleagues via these online discussion lists (listservs), forums, and more.

AiList: Appreciative Inquiry Discussion List

This listserv, hosted by Jack Brittain, is a forum for individuals interested in learning more about the practice of Appreciative Inquiry. The list has nearly 800 subscribers from all over the world. To subscribe, go to http://lists.business.utah.edu/mailman/listinfo/ailist or send a message with the word 'help' in the subject or body to ailist-request@lists.business.utah.edu. To submit, send messages to the list manager at ailist-admin@lists.business.utah.edu. (continue)

ALA Deliberate (Discussion List)

The deliberate discussion list was established to connect librarians interested in using deliberative forums in their community with each other. Discussion list participants are library school educators and students; academic, school and public librarians; ALA staff; state library association staff; and members of the National Issues Forums network interested in making connections with the library community. (continue)

AntiRacismNet Mailing Lists

AntiRacismNet is an international online network of anti-racism organizations and practitioners. The site hosts dozens of mailing lists for groups and organizations such as the World Conference Against Racism, Project Change, and Movement Beyond Borders. (continue)


Originally established by the APSA Task Force on Civic Education for the Next Century (1966-2000), CIVED is a public discussion list for scholars and pracitioners of civic education and civic engagement. (continue)

Canadian Peace Institute (CPI) Discussion Group

As part of the Canadian Culture of Peace Program (CCOPP), this list is intended to promote networking, communication and information dissemination among all (formal and informal) Canadian Peace Educators. (continue)

Canadian Peace Research & Education Association (CPREA) Discussion Group

Canadian Peace Research & Education Association (CPREA) was founded in 1966 to advance research and promote education on the causes of war and the conditions of peace. The discussion group provides a forum for people interested in these topics to discuss their views. (continue)

Conversation Café

Vicki Robin, a pioneer in the voluntary simplicity movement, came up with the idea of using the 'conversation café' model in attempts to take her ideas of simpler living to a higher level. Her organization has more than 60 trained café hosts and has spread internationally after a tremendous start in Seattle. (continue)

CRTNet Listserv

The National Communication Association hosts a daily email listserv called the Communication, Research and Theory Network (CRTNET). Anyone is welcome to subscribe to the listserv. Readers are encouraged to contribute abstracts, calls, articles, announcements, of interest, grant opportunities, comments, questions, and discussion on all topics relating to the general area of human communication. Those looking for jobs in the communication field in academia should subscribe themselves to this listserv. (continue)

Deliberation Research Listserv

The members of this group are involved or interested in research on deliberation, especially in the analysis of the process of deliberation both face-to-face and online. Subject for discussion are theoretical issues as well as methodological issues such as data retrieval, case selection, and assessing reliability. (continue)

DISPUTE-RES listserv

The Center for Information Technology and Dispute Resolution sponsors and manages the Dispute-res listserv, an Internet discussion list of approximately 900 dispute resolution professionals. This very active listserv provides information/communication about dispute resolution, teaching of dispute resolution, and experiences of people involved in dispute resolution. (continue)