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Feb 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 13, 2017 Media contact: John Sarrouf, Director of Program Development  | 617-923-1216 | john@whatisessential.org Essential Partners announced that the organization has won a $215,000 grant from the University of... READ MORE

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Have convos abt stereotypes early: research shows generalizations are problematic even if kids don't understand the… https://t.co/jIeOn2JlNq
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Willingness to dialogue across differences isn’t just important b/w political movements, but WITHIN them… https://t.co/DMxAYG3E5Z
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RT : Challenge and love are not mutually exclusive. We can empathize and love unconditionally while confronting issues and shortcomings.
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I’M NOT RUDE YOU’RE RUDE. Have we gotten less civil in our daily interactions in a polarized age? https://t.co/ioyBxx0XFJ
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The Science of Healthy Relationships

You want to know how to really manage conflict? Ask anyone who’s been in a long-term marriage or partnership. I've always been intrigued that people who experienced our dialogue method were so quick to mention its application to their personal lives.

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Dave Joseph, MSW | Field Manual

This "hybrid model" of dialogue offers a faith-based approach to peacebuilding with Christians and Muslims.

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