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Watch it Online Now - First Webinar in a Series about Issue Framing is Available Online

(The following announcement is from the American Library Association Center for Civic Life, and the David Mathews Center for Civic Life.)

Does your community have a problem that looks like this?

Join us to learn how you can help overcome deadlock and lead change in your community.

WATCH it Online Now - Session 1: “Beyond Deadlock: A Better Way to Talk about Difficult Issues”

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National Issues Forums Caucus at Upcoming NCDD Conference, Reston, Virginia

(From Nancy Gansneder, nancyg@virginia.edu):

A National Issues Forums (NIF) Caucus at the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD) in Reston, Virginia, October 17-19, 2014.

Are you a National Issues Forums (NIF) moderator/facilitator? Are you part of the NIF network, past or present? Do you remember the Public Policy Institutes (PPIs), or are you part of its successors, Centers for Civic Life?

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"Whom Do You Trust?" - Article by Frank Fear

The following is excerpted from the article titled Whom Can You Trust? by Frank Fear. You can also read the entire article that was published in the LA Progressive.

It’s anybody’s guess when the public’s trust began eroding. There were instances, here and there, starting years ago. For many in my generation it began with the Nixon Years, especially “Watergate.” Today there’s a clear pattern of trust being debased...

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