Advancing the work of Public Conversations Project

Upcoming Workshops

Improve your skills in facilitating challenging conversations, designing meetings that matter, and communicating constructively in your personal or professional life.

The Story of Essential Partners

Learn More


Sep 6, 2017
Application Deadlines: Cleveland, OH: Friday, September 29, 2017 (Application date has passed - no longer accepting applications.) Akron, OH: Friday, November 3, 2017 Dayton, OH: Friday, October 20, 2017 Workshops in Ohio: Cleveland (Case Western... READ MORE

Stay Informed


1 day 22 hours ago
RT : What is motivating young people to speak out about gun violence? What are young people asking for? What strategie…
2 days 5 hours ago
What is your opinion? ;)
2 days 6 hours ago
Conversation starters
Scott Silk
Feb 6, 2018

Reflections from a Teacher

Name-calling. Insults. Hate speech. Fake news. A relentless 24-hour partisan spin cycle. This was the backdrop faced by schools across the United States as the presidential election of 2016 and its aftermath unfolded. In fact, it hasn’t changed much in the fall of 2017.

Dave Joseph, MSW | Field Manual

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

Don't Miss Out

On the Conversation

Join the conversation for periodic updates (roughly twice per month) from Public Conversations Project. You’ll be in the know about upcoming events workshops, stories of our impact, and perspectives from practitioners about today’s most pressing issues.