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Facilitator Trainings

The work of public engagement and deliberative dialogue is only as strong as its facilitators. LEARN HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED.

Candidate Conversations Toolkit

Hosting a Candidate Conversation night is a terrific way to engage and inform residents, and support a tradition of civil conversation in your community. Learn more about hosting a Community Conversation with candidates running for local office...

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What Should Go Here? Summary Report

A Community Conversation on the Future of the Marston Farm Property. Almost 100 people who live, work, learn, and play in Nottingham gathered to express their views. Read the report online.

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North Country Listens hosts an evening of conversation - Berlin Daily News

BERLIN—A small but enthusiastic group of community driven residents came out to discuss how art can enhance communities and bring people closer together. Read the article online.

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Building Connections, Increasing Safety

Join us in Rochester for a community conversation with your local police department. Register Today to Join Us.

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“I learned so much, and want to run through it again sometime - I hope future trainings are scheduled."

Roger Stephenson
Behavioral Public Relations & Management Counsel
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"The professionalism and experience of you and your colleagues were of great value to us."

John Filson
Trustee Madison Library

“Pittsfield Listens has given a new voice to folks here in our community."

Louie Houle

Upcoming Events


  • Building Connections, Increasing Safety - A Community Conversation with the Rochester Police Department
    Join us for a community conversation with the Rochester Police Department. We will focus on information and stories to increase mutual understanding, strengthen trusting relationships and identify positive steps in each community. Register Here
  • Advanced Facilitator Workshop On Being a Facilitator: Making Certain Neutral does not mean Passive
  • Good Neighbors: A Community Conversation to Strengthen City-College Connections and Relationships
    Join us as we take the time to get informed together, hear the priorities you believe are important, and consider the decisions that impact, represent, and affect us all. Register Here