Doing Dialogue

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

Conversation starters
By Teja Arboleda on Nov 22, 2017

Dialogue at Essential Partners
By Katie Hyten on Nov 8, 2017


From the Executive Director
By Parisa Parsa on Oct 6, 2017

“I can’t even get my mind around Las Vegas” the woman next to me exclaimed. We were both staring at the TV blasting the news while waiting to board our flight last week.

Dialogue on campus
By Teja Arboleda on Sep 29, 2017

I’ve been a college professor for over 17 years. I love spending time with young people who are learning how to connect outside of their comfort zone.

Dialogue every day
By Teja Arboleda on Aug 8, 2017

In the Spring of 2016, not long after two major New England snow storms, I noticed that the base of a post holding the corner of the long, heavy, 8 foot high wooden fence that ran across the expan

Dialogue on campus
By Evelyn Bui on Jul 26, 2017

It is always hard to leave one’s hometown and settle in a completely different country, especially when you are Asian like me.

Dialogue every day
palm leaves
By Maya Pace on Jul 26, 2017

I was in the backseat as we drove through my small Northern California town. It was my sophomore year of high school and we were reading A Thousand Splendid Suns in class.