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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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You Are Invited to "Text, Talk, Act"

(From Sue McCormack's blog):

Wherever you are. Whenever you're ready. Whoever you're with. It's time to Text, Talk, Act.

 Text "START" to 89800, and join the conversation.

 We are busting through the silence and talking about mental health.  How do you take care of yours?  What will you do when a friend needs help with theirs?

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