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This tag is used to help NCDD members identify the opportunities associated with their membership, like discounts on trainings we’ve negotiated with our partners.

20% NCDD discount for Appreciative Inquiry Summits Workshop

Register now for a top-notch 4-day Appreciative Inquiry Summits Workshop held in Chapel Hill, North Carolina next month (November 8-11).  Dues-paying NCDD members get a 20% discount on registration! (Call 303.972.5155 for instructions on how to register with the discount – which saves you over $300). Join Appreciative Inquiry pioneer Diana Whitney and master practitioners Barbara Lewis and Ralph Weickel as you learn to design and conduct an Appreciative Inquiry Summit. Summits accelerate organizational creativity and change by enabling groups of 50 to 3,000 people […] (continue)

Update on Oct 22 networking luncheon in Denver

If you’re based in Colorado, please plan to join us at the networking luncheon and dialogue we’re holding in Denver on Friday, October 22nd at The Wellshire Inn.  We will meet at 10:30am at the Wellshire, and enjoy lunch and group discussions until 3:30pm. After 3:30, you are welcome to stick around for additional networking and an early happy hour! The planning team is putting together a great program, with impressive leaders in public engagement playing various roles: Peggy Kerns, Director of the Center for […] (continue)

10% off on NCDD regional events if you register TODAY

I know a bunch of you who are planning to attend NCDD’s fall regional events haven’t got around to registering yet.  I thought I’d encourage those of you who enjoy saving money to go ahead and register today!  I’ve set up a 10% off discount code that is only good until midnight tonight.  The codes work for all three registration types:  NCDD members, students, and regular. Here are links to more info on all our member-run regional events… Denver, Colorado – The Wellshire Inn on […] (continue)

Huge welcome to August’s new NCDD members!

16 new members joined NCDD during the month of August: 2 organizational members and 14 individuals (5 dues-paying and 9 non-dues).  And 18 of our dues-paying members renewed their memberships (5 organization and 13 individuals)! Thanks everybody, and welcome to our new members! We post these monthly summaries not only to welcome our new members and to thank those who re-upped, but also to help members connect with one another.  Everyone has a page in the members network at  www.ncdd.org/members so use the search box in […] (continue)

New listserv for NCDDers in New England

At the request of NCDD members, I’ve created a new moderated listserv for people who do dialogue & deliberation work in New England.  I am hoping the list will help you connect with one another, share announcements and opportunities, and collaborate within the region. You don’t have to be a member of NCDD to subscribe. If you’re interested in subscribing, just send a blank email to NewEngland-Network-subscribe-request@lists.thataway.org. New England-based NCDD members have already been added (just email me at sandy@thataway.org if you’d like removed). At […] (continue)

September 2nd Monthly Update from NCDD

Hi, everyone! Did you know that NCDD members are organizing regional events in 5 cities across the U.S. this fall? Join Us at NCDD’s Upcoming Regional Events I hope you can join us at the event closest to you! Learn more about the events (and register) at ncdd.org/events. Most events are just $85 for the day ($70 for NCDD members and $42 for students). Denver, Colorado at the Wellshire Inn – Friday, October 22, 2010 San Francisco, California at De Anza College – Friday, October […] (continue)

Civic Reflection Facilitation Training Workshops

The Project on Civic Reflection will be holding two Facilitation Training Workshops in Northern California during the first week in November. The two-day workshops, hosted by Cal Corps Public Service Center (Berkeley) and California Campus Compact (Daly City), are open to interested individuals and organizations. Workshop participants may include program directors, teachers, faculty members, students, service-learning staff, national service groups, community partners, and anyone wanting to deepen community and commitment in their organizations. NCDD Member Discounts! You’ll find more information in this informational flyer, including […] (continue)

Today’s Featured NCDD Member: Healthy Democracy Oregon

The following post by NCDD members Tyrone Reitman and Elliot Shuford of Healthy Democracy Oregon is part of an ongoing effort to highlight the extraordinary people and groups involved in the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD). We encourage you to add a comment here today (or anywhere else you see a post about this).  Tyrone and Elliot will be watching NCDD’s blog, listserv, facebook and other social media, and will respond to any questions or comments you have. — Hi, NCDD Community – […] (continue)

Welcome to July’s new NCDD members!

11 new members joined the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) during the month of July: 1 organizational member and 10 individuals (2 dues-paying and 8 non-dues). 2 non-dues members became full dues-paying members, and 22 of our dues-paying members renewed their memberships (1 organization and 21 individuals). Thanks everybody, and welcome to our new members! We post these monthly summaries not only to welcome our new members and to thank those who re-upped, but also to help members connect with one another. Click […] (continue)

25% discount for NCDD members on new Dotmocracy handbook

NCDD member Jason Diceman, a Senior Public Consultation Coordinator with the City of Toronto, has released a new version of his Dotmocracy Handbook: A simple tool to help large groups find agreement. The Dotmocracy Handbook provides a unique set of easy-to-follow instructions for finding useful agreements among many people. At its core is the deceptively simple Dotmocracy sheet, which is a paper based facilitation tool designed to provide participants with equal opportunity to contribute to a reliable and transparent large group decision-making process. C2D2’s Rob […] (continue)