Dialogue at Essential Partners
Photo: Katie Hyten and John Sarrouf
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Apr 22, 2019

After four years of visionary leadership, Parisa Parsa has made the decision to step down from her role as Executive Director.

Conversation starters
Photo: Man in Prayer
By Katie Hyten on Mar 19, 2019

In the wake of violence against people of faith, we mourn.

Dialogue on public issues
Image: Courageous Conversations logo
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Mar 5, 2019

Residents of Howard County, Maryland, will come together to discuss issues facing their community as part of the Courageous Co

Dialogue every day
Photo: Silence during a dialogue
By Katie Hyten on Feb 28, 2019

Positive silence allows the toughest conversations to unfold intentionally and with care. It makes space for all voices, not just those who are most comfortable speaking up.

Dialogue every day
Photo: Workplace Dialogue
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Feb 4, 2019

A report from Harvard Business Review last year found that 90% of

Dialogue around the world
Photo from refugee dialogues in Jordan
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Jan 22, 2019

Last year, Jordanian human rights advocate Ilham Darwazeh spent three weeks with Essential Partners thanks to the Professional Fellow Program funded by the U.S.

Dialogue every day
Next Door Strangers podcast
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Jan 2, 2019

At Essential Partners, we believe in the power of our partners to tackle their biggest challenges in their own way, on their own terms. That's why we train and support local stakeholders.