An article published on March 9, 2019, by WHSV-TV 3, includes a video in which National Issues Forums (NIF) convener and moderator, Kara Dillard, talks about the value of deliberative public forums. The forum and training event was organized by New Bridges Immigrant Resource Center and Fairfield Center and focused on the issue of immigration. Participants used the NIF issue advisory titled Coming to America: Who Should We Welcome, What Should We Do?
"We go to school with each other we meet each other at restaurants and in shopping areas," Kara Dillard, with National Issues Forum Institute, said. "It's important that we, because we all experience immigration, talk together with each other. " (Kara Dillard)