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We partner with communities and organizations around the globe, equipping them to navigate the values, beliefs, and identities that are essential to them.

  • Before, I thought all dialogue that does not culminate in solution was considered equivalent to failure. Now I see that dialogue is a stage complete in itself.

    Program Participant
    Burundi
  • At the beginning of the semester, there was not much participation in class. But by the end, almost everyone had something constructive to add every day.

    Undergraduate Student
    Bridgewater College, Virginia
  • "Facilitated dialogue creates a classroom atmosphere in which exploring uncomfortable issues and asking difficult questions is an expected part of the process, and it allows students space to engage each other without fear of the vitriol common in our public discourse."

    Teresa Grettano, Associate Professor and Director of the First-Year Writing program
    University of Scranton (PA)

30th Anniversary Virtual Gala and Founders Award Presentation

With friends, collaborators, and supporters from across the decades, we will celebrate this organization's remarkable history, influence, and impact, from its founding as the Public Conversations Project in 1989 to our vision for the next thirty years of transformational work.

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Imge: A dialogue question

EP in the News: Questions for Connection and Purpose

Instructors need to be intentional and consistent in creating spaces in their classes for students to engage with the evolving world around them, write EP co-Executive Director John Sarrouf and Academic Associate Jill DeTemple, who provide suggestions to help educators do just that.

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