Community Dialogues is a once-per-term series which seeks to cultivate connection and deep learning through exploration of critical and contentious issues. Utilizing the National Issues Forum Model we hope to engage students, faculty, staff, and community members in dialogue which:
Community Dialogues is an initiative offered in partnership by Community Engagement & Leadership, the Office of Institutional Diversity, and University Housing & Dining Services.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
6 pm - 8 pm | MU Horizon Room
Explore multiple perspectives on the ways to improve the political system in the United States. Open to the entire OSU and Corvallis community. Review the issue advisory (English or Spanish) to familiarize yourself with the dialogue content and the three options that will be deliberated (Reduce dangerous, toxic talk, Make fairer rules for politics and follow them, Take control and make decisions closer to home).
This event is dialogic in nature. As such, we may not be able to accommodate late arrivals. We ask that participants attend the full two hours. For accommodations related to disability please contact 541.737.7673 or email@example.com.
Facilitators are the core of our program, and we are seeking students, staff, and faculty to join us in growing a culture of dialogue at OSU. We welcome registrants of all experience and skill levels. Our facilitators are selected and trained to sustain open and respectful dialogue and create spaces for individual, interpersonal, and systemic exploration in a broad effort to encourage a culture of dialogue at OSU.
Through training and practice, we expect that our facilitators will demonstrate increased capacity to:
Facilitation trainings will be offered approximately each term and wil be listed on this webpage. Learn more about Community Dialogue facilitator responsibilities and competencies.
To learn more about the Community Dialogues initiative please contact: