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November 15, 2018 | Bastille Kitchen, 49 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210
Join Essential Partners' staff, board, associates, and co-founders as we celebrate the life and continuing legacy of our late founder, Laura R. Chasin. Maggie Herzig, a dear friend and colleague to Laura, and fellow co-founder of EP (originally, the Public Conversations...Read more
January 23, 2019 | 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 212, Cambridge, MA 02138
February 28, 2019 to March 1, 2019 | 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 212, Cambridge, MA 02138
Use dialogue as the vital first step toward a successful collective action process.Read more
March 14, 2019 to March 16, 2019 | 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 212, Cambridge, MA 02138
The Power of Dialogue is our flagship workshop. This is a comprehensive “deep dive” into our time-tested approach for transforming conflicted conversations about divisive issues. It begins with the theory of our framework and solidifies that with immersive experiential learning. Even...Read more
April 4, 2019 to April 5, 2019 | 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 212, Cambridge, MA 02138
June 25, 2019 | 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 212, Cambridge, MA 02138
August 23, 2019 | 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 212, Cambridge, MA 02138
An engaged community is crucial to a healthy democracy, but leading effective community conversations about difficult issues can be tough — and when public meetings go badly, they can generate mistrust, polarization, and stagnation. From questions about a public art to conflicts over...Read more
August 23, 2019 | 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 212, Cambridge, MA 02138
October 3, 2019 to October 4, 2019 | 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 212, Cambridge, MA 02138
This two-day workshop will help participants build the skills they need to facilitate tough conversations in daily life, in their community, in an organization, or in formal dialogues. The Essential Partners framework promotes connection and curiosity between those who see each other as...Read more
November 18, 2019 | 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 212, Cambridge, MA 02138