Join us: we are re-imagining The Public Square, starting with Nevada County.
The Public Square represents the meeting point of different values, orientations, modes of expression, and beliefs that lie at the very core of civil society. Wherever it exists in time or space, it is the place where new ideas and concepts are put forth, refined, experimented with, and lifted to a higher caliber. Traditionally, the public square includes a town square, a newspaper opinion forum, local service organization, the local watering hole or stylist / barber.
Beginning Summer 2017, we will use the power of education, discussion and deliberation, and current tools to raise the level of civic dialogue, increase understanding, improve trust between our citizens and organisations to improve processes and outcomes. We will provide an open and inclusive space for individuals of all socioeconomic backgrounds, political orientations, and belief systems to refine their dialogue and participation skills. We will provide students with the knowledge and skills to stay in and grow from difficult conversations, and advocate for their positions.
Here are the programs we are currently working on for the general public:
- Trainings and Certifications
- Events and Workshops
- Public Lecture Series
- Local Meetups for Dialogue and Deliberation Practicum
- Private Groups (topic-based learning communities, campaign support, and mastermind groups)
In addition we will also offer:
- School and Community programs
- Mentor Training Program
- Programs tailored to your organization’s specific needs
We are currently looking for speakers, moderators, and program leaders. Like our Facebook page for developments and news.
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We are currently looking for speakers, moderators, and program leaders. Contact us to start the conversation.