NEWS AND VIEWS

  • online forums
  • Common Ground for Action

Coming in September and October - Register to Join an Online Forum or a Moderator Practice Session

The Kettering Foundation (KF) and the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) are convening online Common Ground for Action (CGA) forums in September and October — these are great opportunities to share with people you’d like to experience a deliberative forum: teachers who might want to use deliberation in the classroom, partners on an issue who are new to forums.  Please share this post widely with your networks and on social media. 

Register below to participate in any of the following CGA forums.

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  • Jacksonville forum
  • Gregg Kaufman
  • Anna Brosche

In Jacksonville, Florida, Public Deliberations Help Inform Plans to Deal with Monuments and Memorials

Last month, veteran National Issues Forums (NIF) convener and moderator, Gregg Kaufman reported on a 16-forum public engagement project in the Jacksonville, Florida area, during February and March, 2018. The project was intended to help people in the community talk about Jacksonville's history, and to deliberate about the best way to deal with controversial statues and monuments in the area.

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July Common Ground for Action Forums

KF and NIFI are convening four open Common Ground for Action forums in July— these are great opportunities to share with people you’d like to experience a deliberative forum: teachers who might want to use deliberation in the classroom, partners on an issue who are new to forums, all kinds of folks!  Please share this post widely with your networks and on social media! 

Register below to participate in any of the following CGA forums!

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