Doing Dialogue

Conversation starters
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

Conversation starters
By Admin 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.