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Talking About Gender and the Power of Dialogue

By Katie Hyten Gender issues have been making some serious waves these past few months. A woman from Columbia University joined college students around the country to make sexual assault on college campuses front-page news by carrying the mattress she was assaulted on around campus. Twitter conversations surrounding #yesallwomen and #notallmen, with over a million [...]

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Guns: From Debate to Dialogue in Montana

This weekend, Public Conversations Project is co-sponsoring community dialogues with the Montana Mediation Association in Butte, MT, around gun issues. It’s a topic that can be highly divisive, and Public Conversations and local partners Linda Gryczan and Rose Everett-Martin are working to help community members come together for civil conversations about the issues. Read more about the [...]

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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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