Community Dialogues seek to cultivate connection and deep learning through exploration of critical and contentious issues. This series is focused on providing space for participants to practice the skills of dialogue and deliberation. We hope to engage 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.
This event is dialogic in nature. As such, we may not be able to accommodate late arrivals and registration is required. We ask that participants attend the full hour and a half.
Please note that this event will not take place in-person during this term as a result of OSU's COVID-19 response.
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:
If you are an OSU student, faculty or staff member interested in becoming a facilitator, please contact [email protected] or 541-737-3041. Learn more about Community Dialogue facilitator responsibilities and competencies.