Doing Dialogue

Dialogue on public issues
By Parisa Parsa on May 10, 2018

The subject of guns in America lends itself to strong emotion and great strife, especially in the face of continued mass shootings.

From the Executive Director
By Parisa Parsa on Feb 27, 2018

The question was: what is at the heart of the matter for you when you think about the question of whether guns should be allowed in schools? Seven people ranging in age from their 20’s to

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Scott Silk
By Scott Silk on Feb 6, 2018

Name-calling. Insults. Hate speech. Fake news. A relentless 24-hour partisan spin cycle.

Dialogue around the world
By Katie Hyten on Jan 26, 2018

When we entered into 2017, our country reeled from the election less than two months earlier.

Dialogue on public issues
We Need to Talk
By Damien Lally on Dec 18, 2017

Like all the generations who came before us, we face a range of challenges that call for careful consideration, constructive debate, and collaborative problem-solving.

From the Executive Director
By Parisa Parsa on Dec 15, 2017

Earlier this year, a dialogue participant helped us with an amazing discovery:

We can make difficult people disappear.

Let me explain.

Dialogue at Essential Partners
Staff Retreat Group Photo
By Sara Ostrovitz on Dec 7, 2017

Behind the scenes of Essential Partners is a group of people on staff that not only work incredibly hard to deliver this meaningful work, but who truly enjoy spending time with each other in and ou

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By Admin on Nov 22, 2017