Public Conversations Project fosters constructive dialogue where conflicts are driven by differences in identity, beliefs, and values.

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Improve your skills in facilitating challenging conversations, designing meetings that matter, and communicating constructively in your personal or professional life.

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Jan 27, 2016
Online learning, you say? We're pleased to announce that Dave Joseph is offering a webinar through BRDGES Academy, an online learning hub for mediators, alternative dispute resolution professionals, and facilitators. This course will also be valuable for... READ MORE

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Jan 26, 2016

We are Creating a Culture of Dialogue And So Can You

A cadre of conversation starters help create a culture of dialogue in Gloucester, Mass.

Dave Joseph, MSW | Field Manual

Public Conversations Project partnered with Interfaith Mediation Centre in Nigeria and UMass Boston to develop a "hybrid" dialogue guide to help facilitators bring together Christians and Muslims in workshops, dialogues, mediations, meetings, interventions or mentoring groups.

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