Difficult Dialogues


Ashland Institute
Consultant: Barbara Cecil

The Ashland Institue teaches the personal and collective capabilities needed to fulfill the promise of collaboration and creative community. Their teaching focuses on skilled dialogue and individual anchoring in Essential Self—both necessary to thrive in the intensities of our time.

Consultant: Peri Chickering

Dialogos is a world leader and pioneer in the theory and practice of dialogue, organizational learning and collective leadership

Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
Consultants: Mirabai Bush and Arthur Zajonc

The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society is a non-profit organization which works to integrate contemplative awareness and contemporary life, to help create a more just, compassionate, and reflective society.

Public Conversations Project
Consultants: Dave Joseph, Meenakshi Chakraverti, Bob Stains

The Public Conversations Project (PCP) helps people with fundamental disagreements over divisive issues develop the mutual understanding and trust essential for strong communities and positive action.