Executive Director Search

Public Conversations Project is searching for a new Executive Director! The full job description is listed below and is available as a PDF for download. Executive Director Public Conversations Project Watertown, Massachusetts Download the Executive Director job description here. Public Conversations Project: Who We Are Public Conversations Project (PCP) is a widely respected pioneer and […]

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Partnering on Pastors, Science and Faith Project

This summer, Public Conversations’ practitioners Bob Stains and John Sarrouf worked with Gordon College scientists on the Pastors, Science, and Faith Project. Funded by the BioLogos Foundation, the project aims to provide pastors with the tools to approach issues of science and faith with greater confidence. The weeklong conference at Gordon brought together pastors from across the United States […]

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Public Conversations at NCDD National Conference

The National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation holds their national conference in Washington, D.C., October 17-19. Public Conversations is not only a sponsor of the conference, a number of our practitioners will be speaking and facilitating workshops at the conference! See a full list of workshop descriptions here, including those listed below that are facilitated […]

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Shifting the Inter-Religious Dialogue in Nigeria

The recent abduction of 300 girls by Boko Haram has spotlighted ongoing tensions in Nigeria. In a country where more than 20,000 lives have been lost over the past decade to outbreaks of religiously-connected violence, Public Conversations partners with the Interfaith Mediation Centre (IMC) to help build trust between Muslim and Christian communities. Together, we […]

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Creating Welcoming Communities: Immigration in America

Communities throughout the United States are struggling today with conflicts around growing immigrant populations. This is especially true in areas that are straining to recover from major economic shifts. These communities often experience heightened anxiety that can lead to mistrust, hate crimes, and reluctance of new arrivals to interact with long-time residents. Public Conversations is […]

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Doing Something About the Gridlock in Washington

“Why don’t you go to Washington and help fix the mess down there?” That is the question we are asked most frequently these days at Public Conversations. In the wake of the 2013 government shutdown and ongoing political gridlock, the American public is fed up with the dysfunctional relationship between the two major parties and […]

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