Photo: Two workshop participants talking
By Katie Hyten on Nov 7, 2018

Planning a dialogue in coordination with folks from a diverse and divided community can be arduous, frustrating, and time-consuming.

Dialogue on public issues
Photo: Katie Hyten at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Oct 31, 2018

Katie Hyten, EP's Director of Program Operations, recently joined the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute (WRI) for Beyond Civ

Dialogue on public issues
By Kathy Eckles on Oct 1, 2018

The world feels rife with harshness, hate, and horror—but don’t for a second think that’s all there is.

Dialogue at Essential Partners
By Essential Partners on Sep 16, 2018

At the conclusion of this year-long program, the fellows will have a deep grounding in EP's approach to dialogue—a grounding based in theory, practice, supervision/consultation, peer group consultation, and reflections with the Essential Partners staff.

Dialogue on campus
Jill DeTemple Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University
By Danielle Isbell, Jill DeTemple on Sep 6, 2018

Can we make space in the classroom for students to develop convictions—identify what they believe, understand why they believe it, and become willing to share it—while simultaneously inviting them

Dialogue every day
Danielle Isbell (center) at IFYI camp
By Danielle Isbell on Aug 27, 2018

Danielle Isbell joined Essential Partners (EP) as an intern in January 2018 as part of her graduate school placement.

Dialogue on public issues
Photo: Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
By Parisa Parsa on Jul 23, 2018

Late last summer, the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute (WRI) in Conway County, Arkansas, hired Essential Partners to offer two days of facilitation training to their program officers.

Dialogue on public issues
By John Sarrouf on Jun 25, 2018

Urged on by their member of congress and state delegates, a group of six faith leaders in Howard County, Maryland contacted Essential Partners to support a series of dialogues about Race, Faith, an