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Mar 14, 2017
Essential Partners is partnering with Village Square, Living Room Conversations, Salt Lake Civil Network and Utah Humanities to build a statewide training program for Utahns seeking to become skilled leaders in supporting and facilitating community... READ MORE

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Joanna Macy & Chris Johnston suggest a life-sustaining civilization can be achieved with active hope
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How can I speak for a university? A college president grapples w power, voice, & representation
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“How are you feeling?” “Um, talk to the hand.” Wearable watches that display your emotion…and make conversation…
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Dialogue at Essential Partners
Mar 6, 2017

EP welcomes Paul Waite from Australia!

Essential Partners has a new face in the office: my name is Paul Waite and I’m from Australia – Melbourne, to be more specific.

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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