Dialogue around the world
Photo from refugee dialogues in Jordan
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Jan 22, 2019

Last year, Jordanian human rights advocate Ilham Darwazeh spent three weeks with Essential Partners thanks to the Professional Fellow Program funded by the U.S.

Dialogue every day
Next Door Strangers podcast
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Jan 2, 2019

At Essential Partners, we believe in the power of our partners to tackle their biggest challenges in their own way, on their own terms. That's why we train and support local stakeholders.

Evaluation
Steps to growth photo
By Katie Hyten on Dec 16, 2018

Over the past two years, we’ve been working to understand, evaluate, and measure the impact of our work through participant surveys and interviews, which occur before and after our programs.

Dialogue on public issues
Yellow School Bus
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Dec 3, 2018

The city of Oberlin, Ohio, faced a daunting municipal challenge: deciding whether to renovate four dilapidated school buildings, or to replace them with a single, modern, costly edifice.

Dialogue on campus
Photo: Lauren Barthold
By Danielle Isbell, Lauren Barthold on Nov 26, 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
By Daniel Evans Pritchard on Nov 20, 2018

It's that time of year. Fighting across plates full of turkey season. And these days, it seems, partisan rancor has never been uglier.

Evaluation
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

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