Planning a dialogue in coordination with folks from a diverse and divided community can be arduous, frustrating, and time-consuming.
Katie Hyten, EP's Director of Program Operations, recently joined the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute (WRI) for Beyond Civ
The world feels rife with harshness, hate, and horror—but don’t for a second think that’s all there is.
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.
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
Danielle Isbell joined Essential Partners (EP) as an intern in January 2018 as part of her graduate school placement.
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.
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